English word move comes from Old French mouver, Old French moveir ((Anglo-Norman, early).), Anglo-Norman mover.

Move etymology history

Move detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mouver Old French (fro)
moveir Old French (fro) (Anglo-Norman, early).
mover Anglo-Norman (xno)
meven Middle English (enm)
move English (eng) (intransitive) To act; to take action; to begin to act. (intransitive) To change place or posture; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another.. (intransitive, chess, and other games) To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.. (law, transitive, intransitive) To request an action from the court.. (transitive) To arouse the feelings or passions [...]

Words with the same origin as move

Descendants of mouver
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