Move – to make a motion to the court for a ruling, order, or some other judicial action

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1. To make an application for a ruling, order, or some other judicial action <the appellant moved the court for a new trial>. [1]

1. To make a motion; to do whatever things are necessary to be done to obtain an order which the moving party desires that the court should make.  O’Hanion v Great Northern Railway Co. 76 Mont 128, 245 P 518.
     See removal. [2]

1. To make a motion to the court. [3]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition
 by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.


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