make a move - definition and synonyms

  1. 1
    to change position, or to move in a particular way or direction

    Don’t make a move; they’ll see you.

    make a move for/towards:

    He made a quick move for his gun.

  2. 2
    to start doing something to achieve an aim or solve a problem

    No one made a move to help.

  3. 3
    British informal to begin to leave a place

    We should make a move before it gets any later.

See also main entry: move