Definition of Move on

1. Verb. Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense. "The water move ons "; "Time marches on"




Definition of Move on

1. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) To leave somewhere for another place. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) To start dealing with something else. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Move On

movant
movants
move
move around
move back
move back and forth
move down
move forward
move heaven and earth
move house
move in
move in on
move into
move involuntarily
move it
move on (current term)
move one's body
move out
move over
move reflexively
move the goal posts
move the goalposts
move the yardsticks
move through the gears
move up
moveable
moveable feast
moveables
moveably
moved

Literary usage of Move on

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"General Rosecrans was to move on the south side of the railroad to opposite luka, and attack from that side with all his available force, after leaving a ..."

2. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1879)
"To find the locus of the vertex of a triangle whose three sides touch a conic U and two of whose vertices move on another conic V. We have slightly altered ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"General Upton was directed to move on the Hange Line road, sending a squadron on the Burnsville road. ..."

4. Bugle-echoes: A Collection of Poems of the Civil War, Northern and Southern by Francis Fisher Browne (1886)
"MOVE on the columns! Why delay ? The summer heats, the autumn damps, ... move on the columns ! Hesitate No longer what to plan or do: Our cause is good—our ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The three elements of success possessed by Arianism reappear in Lutheranism and cause these two great religious upheavals to move on almost parallel Unes. ..."

6. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"General Rosecrans was to move on the south side of the railroad to opposite luka, and attack from that side with all his available force, after leaving a ..."

7. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1879)
"To find the locus of the vertex of a triangle whose three sides touch a conic U and two of whose vertices move on another conic V. We have slightly altered ..."

8. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"General Upton was directed to move on the Hange Line road, sending a squadron on the Burnsville road. ..."

9. Bugle-echoes: A Collection of Poems of the Civil War, Northern and Southern by Francis Fisher Browne (1886)
"MOVE on the columns! Why delay ? The summer heats, the autumn damps, ... move on the columns ! Hesitate No longer what to plan or do: Our cause is good—our ..."

10. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The three elements of success possessed by Arianism reappear in Lutheranism and cause these two great religious upheavals to move on almost parallel Unes. ..."

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