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Translation of "move" - English-German dictionary


verb /muːv/
to (cause to) change position or go from one place to another (fort-)bewegen He moved his arm Don’t move! Please move your car.
to change houses umziehen We’re moving on Saturday.
to affect the feelings or emotions of ergreifen I was deeply moved by the film.
movable adjective ( moveable)
movement noun
(an act of) changing position or going from one point to another die Bewegung The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.
activity das Handeln In this play there is a lot of discussion, but not much movement.
the art of moving gracefully or expressively die Bewegung She teaches movement and drama.
an organization or association die Bewegung the Scout movement.
the moving parts of a watch, clock etc das Gehwerk The movement of the watch requires some adjustment.
a section of a large-scale piece of music der Satz the third movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc die Entwicklung There’s a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.
movie /-vi/ noun
(especially American)
a cinema film der Film a horror movie.
(in plural das Kino 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 bewegend a very moving speech.
movingly adverb
get a move on
to hurry or move quickly einen Zahn zulegen Get a move on, or you’ll be late!
make a move
to move at all sich rühren If you make a move, I’ll shoot you!
(with foror towards) to move (in the direction of) sich bewegen (in Richtung) He made a move for the door.
move along
to keep moving, not staying in one place weitergehen, -bewegen The police told the crowd to move along.
move heaven and earth
to do everything that one possibly can Himmel und Hölle in Bewegung setzen 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 umziehen They’re moving house next week.
move in
to go into and occupy a house etc einziehen We can move in on Saturday.
move off
(of vehicles etc) to begin moving away sich in Bewegung setzen The bus moved off just as I got to the bus stop.
move out
to leave, cease to live in, a house etc ausziehen She has to move out before the new owners arrive.
move up
to move in any given direction so as to make more space sich von der Stelle bewegen Move up and let me sit down, please.
on the move
moving from place to place unterwegs With his kind of job, he’s always on the move.
advancing in Bewegung The frontiers of scientific knowledge are always on the move.
(Definition of move from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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