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Move

To make an application to a court for a rule or order, or to take action in any matter. The term comprehends all things necessary to be done by a litigant to obtain an order of the court directing the relief sought. To propose a resolution, or recommend action in a deliberative body. To pass over; to be transferred, as when the consideration of a contract is said to move from one party to the other. To occasion; to contribute to; to tend or lead to.

move

v. to make a motion in court applying for a court order or judgment. (See: motion, movant)

move

(Alter position), verb abscond, alter the position, break camp, carry, change an abode, change place, change residence, come away, commovere, convey, depart, emigrate, exit, flee, go, go away, go forth, go from home, go on, go one's way, journey, leave, leave a place, move out, part company, progress, propel, push on, put in motion, remove, slip away, slip off, take flight, transfer, translocate, transport, transpose, vacate, walk away, walk off

move

(Judicially request), verb apply, ask for, introduce, make a demand, make a motion, make a petition, make a request, make a requisition, make application, make formal application, make one's submission, offer for consideration, petition, propose, propose a motion, propose an action formally, put forth, put forward, put up a petition, referre, request, requisition, submit, submit a formal request
Associated concepts: motion practice, move the court
See also: act, carry, compel, constrain, dislocate, displace, enterprise, further, impress, incite, influence, inspire, interest, leave, maneuver, motivate, operate, operation, persuade, pose, prevail, prevail upon, proffer, prompt, propose, propound, provoke, reach, reason, recommend, remove, spirit, step, stimulate, transfer, transport, undertaking, urge, vacate, venture
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He added: 'Unless African leaders recognise what is going on and take action, not only to condemn it but to deal with it, we are likely to be in for more of this kind of tyranny until president Mugabe moves aside.
When the older generation moves aside, a host of nincompoops with a veneer of knowledge and nothing at its core will be left in charge -TVpresenter Vanessa Feltz on the 'dumbing down' of A- levels.
Eighties-style dance moves aside, the 22-year-old wowed the audience at Hallam Arena, Sheffield on the opening date of his UK tour.