Translation of "move" - English-French dictionary

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.

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