move

(redirected from move out)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

move

(in board games)
a. a player's turn to move his piece or take other permitted action
b. a permitted manoeuvre of a piece

move

(1) In programming, to copy data from one place in memory to another. Move is really a copy, because at the end of the move, source and destination data are identical. MOV is an assembly language instruction.

(2) In word processing and graphics, to relocate text and images to another part of the document or drawing.

(3) An external DOS/Windows command that moves a file to a new location (it copies first, then deletes the source file). Widely used by Windows programmers and power users, the syntax is like the Copy command. The following example moves the MYBUDGET spreadsheet into the \NEXTYEAR folder. See copy.
  C:\BUDGETS>move mybudget.xls \nextyear
References in periodicals archive ?
5 percent of apartment renters with expiring leases chose to move out, according to an MPF Research analysis of actual lease transactions recorded in RealPage Inc.
A rising move out trend occurred in the early 1990s; we interpret this largely as a response to changes in the rental sector of the housing market.
apartment renters are increasingly choosing to stay put rather than move up to new apartments, move to less-expensive units or move out to buy homes, according to MPF Research, a division of RealPage.
Brokerage firms meet with start-up companies to establish short- and ling-term space needs, so companies are well informed before making the move out of the incubator.
Given current horne prices and mortgage interest rates, there has never been a better time to move out of an apartment and buy a home, but we're not seeing our residents doing it.
Peden described a situation where an owner he knew saw 50 percent of his residents move out within 60 days.