move
move vb moved, mov·ing
vi: to make a motion
moved to seize the property
vt: to request (a court) by means of a motion
moved the court to vacate the order

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

move
I (alterposition) verb abscond, alter the position, break camp, carry, change an abode, change place, change residence, come away, commovere, convey, depart, disperse, emigrate, exit, flee, go, go away, go forth, go from home, go on, go one's way, journey, leave, leave a place, migrate, 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 II (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 III index act (undertaking), carry (transport), constrain (compel), dislocate, displace (remove), further, impress (affect deeply), incite, influence, inspire, interest, maneuver (tactic), maneuver, motivate, operate, operation, persuade, pose (propound), prevail (persuade), prevail upon, proffer, prompt, propose, propound, provoke, reach, reason (persuade), recommend, remove (transfer), spirit, step, stimulate, transport, undertaking (enterprise), urge, vacate (leave), venture

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


move
v.
To make a motion.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


move
To make a motion in court applying for judicial action, such as an order or judgment.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


move
v. To make a motion; to request relief from a court or a deliberative body.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


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.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


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.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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