Translation of "move" - English-Italian dictionary

move

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

muovere, muoversi, spostare, spostarsi
We moved / the chairs to another room. Abbiamo spostato / le sedie in un’altra stanza.
Someone was moving around upstairs. Qualcuno si muoveva al piano di sopra.

B1 to go to a different place

traslocare
Eventually, she moved to Germany. Alla fine si è trasferita in Germania.
She’s moving into a new apartment. Sta traslocando in un nuovo appartamento.

to make someone feel sad

commuovere
I was deeply moved by his speech. Il suo discorso mi ha profondamente commosso.
move house UK

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

cambiare casa
move heaven and earth

to do everything you can to achieve something

muovere mari e monti
He’ll move heaven and earth to get it done on time. Muoverà mari e monti affinché sia finito in tempo.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /muːv/ us /muv/

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

passo, mossa
‘I’ve told her she’s got to find somewhere else to live.’ ‘Good move!’ “Le ho detto che deve trovarsi un altro posto dove andare a stare.” “Hai fatto la mossa giusta!”
The latest policies are clearly UK a move towards / US a move toward democracy. Gli ultimi provvedimenti sono chiaramente un passo avanti verso la democrazia.
a good career move una buona mossa di carriera

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

trasloco
The move will cost us a lot of money. Il trasferimento ci costerà caro.
get a move on

to hurry

darsi una mossa
Come on, get a move on! Via dai, datti una mossa!

(Translation of “move” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)