Translation of "move" - English-French dictionary

move

verbmove /muv/
transitive-intransitive to change position, or make change position
bouger , déplacer

I thought it was dead, but then it moved a little.
Je le croyais mort mais alors il a bougé un peu.

Move your arms around like this.
Bougez les bras comme ceci.
intransitive to develop or change
évoluer

Technology moves so quickly, it's hard to keep up.
La technologie évolue si vite, c'est difficile de suivre.
move ahead/toward/forward etc.
s'avancer vers

two countries rapidly moving toward war
deux pays s'avançant rapidement vers la guerre
transitive-intransitive to change the place you live
déménager

We're moving next week.
Nous déménageons la semaine prochaine.
move house
Brit
déménager

I've moved house six times in the last five years.
J'ai déménagé six fois lors des cinq dernières années.
transitive to cause strong emotions
émouvoir

I was moved by her story and wanted to help.
J'ai été ému par son histoire et j'ai voulu l'aider.

music that moves you
la musique qui vous émeut
move to tears
to cause sb to cry
ému/-ue aux larmes

Her performance moved many to tears.
Son interprétaion en a ému plus d'un aux larmes.
intransitive to act in order to achieve
se bouger

You'll have to move quickly if you want to get tickets.
Tu vas devoir te bouger si tu veux avoir des tickets.

move along

verb phrasalmove along [ ˈmuv əˈlɔŋ, əˈlɒŋ ]
to progress or make progress
avancer

The process is moving along well now.
Le processus avance bien maintenant.
Brit to move away from a place
faire circuler

officials moving people along to ensure safety
des policiers faisant circuler les gens pour assurer leur sécurité

move in

verb phrasalmove in [ ˈmuv ˈɪn ]
to bring your possessions to a place in order to start living there
emménager

We're moving in as soon as they paint the bedrooms.
Nous emménageons aussitôt qu'ils auront peint les chambres.

I hear she's moving in with her boyfriend.
J'ai entendu dire qu'elle emménage avec son petit ami.

move off

verb phrasalmove off [ ˈmuv ˈɔf, ˈɒf ] Brit
=pull away; (of a vehicle) to start going somewhere
démarrer

move on

verb phrasalmove on [ ˈmuv ˈɒn, ˈɔn ]
to do the next thing that needs to be done
passer à

Can we move on to the next section?
Pouvons-nous passer à la section suivante ?
to leave in order to go somewhere else
se remettre en route

The travelers would move on every few weeks.
Les voyageurs se remettraient en route toutes les quelques semaines.
Brit to force people to leave an area
évacuer

protesters moved on by the police
des manifestants évacués par les policiers
to begin to think about or do in a new way
évoluer

It's hard to move on when someone you love dies.
Il est difficile d'évoluer quand quelqu'un que vous aimez meurt.

move out

verb phrasalmove out [ ˈmuv ˈaʊt ]
to take all your possessions out of a place because you are going to live somewhere else
déménager

My Dad's helping me move out of the apartment.
Mon père m'aide à déménager de l'appartement.

move over

move over /ˈmuv ˈoʊvər/, Brit move up [ ˈmuv ˈʌp ]
to move or make move to the side to make space for others
(se) pousser

Move over Max, then Isabella can sit next to you.
Pousse-toi, Max, qu'Isabelle puisse s'assœir à côté de toi.

Move the chairs over, and we'll put the table there.
Poussez les chaises et nous mettrons la table là.

move

noun countablemove /muv/
an action intended to achieve sth
démarche feminine , coup masculine

Do you think calling him to apologize would be a good move?
Penses-tu que l'appeler pour m'excuser serait une bonne démarche ?

I'm thinking about my next move.
Je réfléchis à mon coup suivant.
a change or development in sth
évolution feminine

a move toward the use of nuclear energy
une évolution vers l'utilisation de l'énergie nucléaire

a move into new technologies
une évolution dans les nouvelles technologies
an occasion when sb changes where they live
déménagement masculine

Tips on how to prepare your child for a move.
Des astuces sur la manière de préparer votre enfant à un déménagement.
make a move
to move part of your body
bouger

Stay where you are and don't make a move.
Reste là où tu es et ne bouge pas.
to act in order to achieve sth
faire quelque chose , agir

I'm ready to make a move to improve my health.
Je suis prêt à faire quelque chose / agir pour améliorer ma santé.
to move part of your body
bouger

Stay where you are and don't make a move.
Reste là où tu es et ne bouge pas.
to act in order to achieve sth
faire quelque chose , agir

I'm ready to make a move to improve my health.
Je suis prêt à faire quelque chose / agir pour améliorer ma santé.
on the move
in the process of traveling somewhere
en cours de route

We can eat on the move.
Nous pouvons manger en cours de route.
in the process of traveling somewhere
en cours de route

We can eat on the move.
Nous pouvons manger en cours de route.

(Translation of “move” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

move

verb /muːv/

to (cause to) change position or go from one place to another

bouger
He moved his arm
Don’t move!
Please move your car.

to change houses

déménager
We’re moving on Saturday.

to affect the feelings or emotions of

émouvoir
I was deeply moved by the film.
movable adjective ( moveable)

mobile
movement noun

(an act of) changing position or going from one point to another

mouvement
The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.

activity

mouvement
In this play there is a lot of discussion, but not much movement.

the art of moving gracefully or expressively

expression corporelle
She teaches movement and drama.

an organization or association

mouvement
the Scout movement.

the moving parts of a watch, clock etc

mouvement
The movement of the watch requires some adjustment.

a section of a large-scale piece of music

mouvement
the third movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc

mouvement
There’s a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.
movie /-vi/ noun

(especially American)

a cinema film

film
a horror movie.

(in plural

cinéma
with the) the cinema and films in general: I go to the movies at leat once a week.
moving adjective

having an effect on the emotions etc

émouvant
a very moving speech.
movingly adverb

d’une manière émouvante
get a move on

to hurry or move quickly

se remuer
Get a move on, or you’ll be late!
make a move

to move at all

faire un geste
If you make a move, I’ll shoot you!

(with foror towards) to move (in the direction of)

esquisser un mouvement (vers)
He made a move for the door.
move along

to keep moving, not staying in one place

circuler
The police told the crowd to move along.
move heaven and earth

to do everything that one possibly can

remuer ciel et terre
He would move heaven and earth to get a ticket for the cup final.
move house

to change one’s home or place of residence

déménager
They’re moving house next week.
move in

to go into and occupy a house etc

emménager
We can move in on Saturday.
move off

(of vehicles etc) to begin moving away

démarrer, s’en aller
The bus moved off just as I got to the bus stop.
move out

to leave, cease to live in, a house etc

déménager
She has to move out before the new owners arrive.
move up

to move in any given direction so as to make more space

se pousser
Move up and let me sit down, please.
on the move

moving from place to place

en marche
With his kind of job, he’s always on the move.

advancing

en marche
The frontiers of scientific knowledge are always on the move.

move

noun

an act of changing homes

déménagement
How did your move go?

(Translation of “move” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)