Translation of "move" - English-Portuguese 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

mover(-se), mexer(-se), mudar
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

emocionar, comover
I was deeply moved by his speech.
move house UK

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

mudar de casa, mudar-se
move heaven and earth

to do everything you can to achieve something

mover céus e terras
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

passo, jogada
‘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–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)