(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. transport, impel, actuate, incite, arouse, influence, propose; stir, act; remove. See cause, excitement, offer.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. motility, transit, progress; see movement 1 , 2 .
get a move on*,
Syn. go faster, start moving, get cracking*; see hurry 1 .
on the move,
Syn. moving, busy, acting; see active 2 .
1. [To be in motion]
Syn. go, walk, run, glide, travel, drift, budge, stir, shift, pass, cross, roll, metastasize, flow, march, travel, progress, proceed, traverse, drive, off-load, ride, fly, hurry, head for, bustle, climb, crawl, jump, leap, shove along*, jump to it*, get a move on*, get a wiggle on*, take off*, get going; see also advance 1 .
Ant. stop*, remain stationary, stay quiet.
2. [To set in motion]
Syn. impel, actuate, propel; see push 2 .
3. [To arouse the emotions of]
Syn. affect, stir, touch, influence, impress, arouse, rouse, upset, excite, trouble, shake up, disturb, agitate, work on, touch a chord, strike a sympathetic chord, touch to the quick, soften, melt, tug at the heartstrings, choke up*.
Ant. soothe, lull, pacify.
4. [To propose an action formally]
Syn. suggest, introduce, submit; see propose 1 .
5. [To prompt to action]
Syn. prompt, provoke, induce, spur, influence, instigate, stimulate, sway, play on, quicken, excite, incite, rouse, inspirit, prevail upon, work on, work upon, lead; see also incite , influence .
See Synonym Study at affect .
6. [Change one's place of residence]
Syn. relocate, remove, transfer, vacate, depart, leave, emigrate, migrate.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. set or be in motion transport, change places, impel, propel, advance, lug, haul, budge, relocate, push, pull, go, come, travel, proceed, walk, run, fly.
2. change residences relocate, transfer, pull up roots, vacate, emigrate, migrate, fly the coop.
3. affect the emotions touch, stir, arouse, play on one's sympathies, pluck or tug at the heartstrings, strike a nerve, melt the heart, stimulate, disturb.
4. propose put forth, recommend, urge, offer, submit.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To go or cause to go from one place to another: maneuver, remove, shift, transfer. See MOVE. 2. To alter the settled state or position of: dislocate, displace, disturb, shake, shift. See MOVE. 3. To go forward, especially toward a conclusion: advance, come (along), get along, march1, proceed, progress. See APPROACH. 4. To change one's residence or place of business, for example: relocate, remove, transfer. See MOVE. 5. To make a slight movement: budge, stir1. See MOVE. 6. To impart slight movement to: budge, stir1. See MOVE. 7. To stir to action or feeling: egg on, excite, foment, galvanize, goad, impel, incite, inflame, inspire, instigate, motivate, pique, prick, prod, prompt, propel, provoke, set off, spur, stimulate, touch off, trigger, work up. See CAUSE, EXCITE. 8. To set or keep going: actuate, drive, impel, mobilize, propel, run. See MOVE. 9. To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from: affect1, get (to), impress, strike, touch. See TOUCH. II noun 1. The act or process of moving: motion, movement, stir1. See MOVE. 2. A change in normal place or position: dislocation, displacement, disturbance, movement, rearrangement, shift. See MOVE. 3. The act or process of moving from one place to another: relocation, remotion, removal. See MOVE. 4. A calculated change in position: evolution, maneuver, movement, turn. See MOVE. 5. An action calculated to achieve an end: maneuver, measure (often used in plural), procedure, step, tactic. See ACTION.

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