amove

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French amover.

Verb[edit]

amove (third-person singular simple present amoves, present participle amoving, simple past and past participle amoved)

  1. (obsolete) To set in motion; to stir up, excite.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.iv:
      Vp-rose Duessa from her resting place, / And to the Paynims lodging comes with silent pace [...] And him amoues with speaches seeming fit [...].

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin amovere.

Verb[edit]

amove (third-person singular simple present amoves, present participle amoving, simple past and past participle amoved)

  1. To remove (a person or thing) from a position.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dr. H. More to this entry?)
  2. (law) To dismiss from an office or station.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

āmovē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of āmoveō