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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(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