n.1.That which moves anything.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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La funzione amministrativa nella diakonia della Chiesa, Movent, Napoli 2005.
While the inanimate interacts only via outer powers, living beings act by acting on themselves, and this kind of agency involves varying degrees of inwardness: "living things are those which move themselves to action [viventia sunt quae seipsa movent ad agendum]." (29) In plants, accordingly, there is some share of inwardness; in growing, they proceed from within but bring about something entirely external.
'Verba movent, exempla trahunt [words move gently, but examples drag forcefully]' is a Latin maxim.
All of these cases, not least of which are those of the heroes mentioned by Don Quijote, exemplify Emblem 385 in Sebastian de Covarrubias Orozco's Emblemas Morales, glossing a line from Ovid: Ingenium mala soepe movent, or "Misfortunes often stir up ingenuity." Featuring Daedalus, the commentary notes:
The increasing popularity and quality of the awards are shown by 13 companies who make their first appearance on the shortlist, including Bohemia Group and MNET Mobile from Australia plus Movent from the Philippines.
Globe said the incident mainly involved the defacement of four of its websites hosted by a thirdparty vendor Movent at around 10 p.m.
/ In the eternal movent, / Ye shall find yourselves again!"
GroupM media agencies include Maxus, MEC, MediaCom, Mindshare, QUISMA, Xaxis, Outrider, Kinetic, Quasar, IEG, Movent, Vocanic and Agency M.
Balthasar: 'Diem dominicam semper teneri debere docui, at nihil me movent, quae ab apostolorum tempore usurpata feruntur, sed ea est mea sententia eaque fide sum, ut, nisi quae sacris hens scripta sunt, servanda non existimem [.