Translation of "move" - English-Arabic dictionary


verb uk /muːv/ us /muv/ present participle moving, past tense and past participle moved

A2 to change place or position, or to make something change place or position

We moved / the chairs to another room.
Someone was moving around upstairs.

B1 to go to a different place

Eventually, she moved to Germany.
She’s moving into a new apartment.

to make someone feel sad

I was deeply moved by his speech.
move house UK

B1 to leave your home in order to live in a new one

يُغَيّر المَنْزِل
move heaven and earth

to do everything you can to achieve something

يَفعَل ما بوِسعه
He’ll move heaven and earth to get it done on time.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /muːv/ us /muv/

something that you do in order to achieve something or to make progress in a situation

‘I’ve told her she’s got to find somewhere else to live.’ ‘Good move!’
The latest policies are clearly UK a move towards / US a move toward democracy.
a good career move

an occasion when you go to live or work in a different place

The move will cost us a lot of money.
get a move on

to hurry

Come on, get a move on!

(Translation of “move” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)