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How to sign: change location; move, travel, or proceed
"How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before ni;
See also: slide by, come down, advance, circulate, recede, climb up, run off, slip by, go past, pull back, go off, withdraw, move on, abscond, move up, glide by, descend, proceed, retreat, march on, go up, move on, move back, elapse, travel by, go under, pull away, absquatulate, go under, march on, advance, go by, rise, go down, pass by, draw back, climb, progress, move out, progress, go under, go by, go down, go down, slip away, pass, fall, go around, decamp, continue, surpass, pass on, go along, carry on, pass on, retire, go on, go on, lift, pass, sink, go on, sink, bolt, arise, go up, go out, mount, settle, settle, come up, lapse, spread, uprise, go down, set
Within this category: go around, carry, ease, whish, float, swap, seek, whine, fly, ride, come, ghost, betake oneself, pass over, travel, wend, do, raft, get around, repair, cruise, travel, come, round, trundle, push, travel purposefully, swing, roll, walk, weave, forge, crawl, scramble, slither, wheel, glide, bounce, breeze, float, play, float, walk, turn, circle, slice into, stray, run, step, drive, automobile, ski, fly, steam, taxi, ferry, ride, prance, swim, rise, ascend, descend, fall, zigzag, follow, advance, withdraw, retrograde, proceed, back, pan, follow, precede, pursue, return, derail, flock, accompany, billow, circulate, circle, angle, pass, travel by, travel rapidly, speed, zoom, drive, rush, trail, shuttle, hiss, whisk, career, circuit, lance, outflank, propagate, draw, transfer, swash, pace, step, step, hurtle, retreat, whistle, island hop, plow, lurch, sift, fall, drag, run, bang, precess, travel, ride, snowshoe, beetle
How to sign: a change of position that does not entail a change of location
"the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility";
Within this category: abduction, adduction, agitation, body English, circumduction, disturbance, fetal movement, flit, gesture, headshake, inclination, inversion, inversion, jerk, kick, kneel, lurch, nystagmus, opening, prostration, reach, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, rotation, shutting, sitting, sitting, snap, squat, sweep, toss, vibration, wave, waver, standing, straddle, stroke, wiggle, eurythmy