What does moving mean?

Definitions for moving
ˈmu vɪŋmov·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. movingadjective

    in motion

    "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"

  2. movingadjective

    arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion

    "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne

  3. movingadjective

    used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion

    "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'"

Wiktionary

  1. movingnoun

    The relocation of goods

  2. movingnoun

    A causing of a movement

    The rats' movings are willed movements.

  3. movingadjective

    (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.

    moving pictures

  4. movingadjective

    That causes someone to feel emotion.

    a moving story

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Movingparticipial adj.

    Pathetick; touching; adapted to affect the passions.

    Etymology: from move.

    Great Jupiter,
    The moving pray’r of Æacus did grant,
    And into men and women turn’d the ant. Richard Blackmore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moving

    of Move

  2. Movingadjective

    changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power

  3. Movingadjective

    exciting movement of the mind; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a moving appeal

  4. Movingnoun

    the act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of changing one's dwelling place or place of business

Freebase

  1. Moving

    Moving is a 1988 American comedy film starring Richard Pryor as Arlo Pear, a father moving his family cross-country. Other notable appearances in the film include Randy Quaid as an annoying neighbor, Dana Carvey as a man with multiple personalities hired to drive Pryor's car, musician Morris Day, and WWF wrestler King Kong Bundy as a monstrous mover. The movie is also the film debut of Stacey Dash, as Arlo's daughter Casey.

Editors Contribution

  1. movingverb

    Verb form of the word move.

    There were moving towards engagement and marriage as it just felt natural, real and amazing.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 2, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1225

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #838

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moving in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of moving in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    Quite frankly, we're moving more rapidly than I thought we would.

  2. RJ Intindola:

    If you’re the problem, then moving to a new town to start a new life is not going to work.

  3. David Berman:

    By moving to early stage you can actually leapfrog competitors who are ahead of you in stage IV.

  4. Southeastern Conference:

    I walked into one of the first( CFP) meetings when we were looking at the format and said, ‘ If we want to expand to eight teams for the playoff with no automatic bids, I ’ll have that conversation, ’ but moving to an eight-team playoff and granting what were going to be six automatic bids, reducing at-large access, is unwise.

  5. Barbara Buchner:

    We need to make sure we are moving from thought to action after the Paris agreement, that we are getting new projects off the ground.

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