move in


    Definition of move in in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGmoves inPRmoving inPT, PPmoved in
    1. VI To start living or working in a new place; to transport one's belongings to a new home or workplace; to make one's home or workplace into a suitable environment.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The part of the whale's essential unfishiness is that its tail moves in the mammalian tradition.
        • This ability may protect the erythrocytes from the eryptosis elicited by osmotic shock when they move in the kidney, where a large gradient of urea is required for the urine concentrating mechanism.
        • Everyone moved in unison, but the sudden change in weight distribution capsized the boat.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I have to vacate my house by midday, as the new owner is moving in.
        • It sat by mutely while Jack Abramoff, the superlobbyist, spun schemes that eroded public trust, until prosecutors had to move in.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Phrases
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (in)
        • Verbs
          • Phrasal verbs
            • Phrasal verbs with particle (in)
            • Intransitive verbs
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          Meaning of move in for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this idiom "move in" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb and an intransitive verb.
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