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Spanish translation of “move”

move

verb /muːv/
to (cause to) change position or go from one place to another
mover
He moved his arm Don’t move! Please move your car.
to change houses
trasladar
We’re moving on Saturday.
to affect the feelings or emotions of
conmover
I was deeply moved by the film.
movable adjective ( moveable)
movible, móvil
movement noun (an act of) changing position or going from one point to another
movimiento
The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.
activity
movimiento
In this play there is a lot of discussion, but not much movement.
the art of moving gracefully or expressively
expresión corporal
She teaches movement and drama.
an organization or association
movimiento
the Scout movement.
the moving parts of a watch, clock etc
movimiento
The movement of the watch requires some adjustment.
a section of a large-scale piece of music
movimiento
the third movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc
movimiento, tendencia
There’s a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.
movie /-vi/ noun (especially American) a cinema film
película
a horror movie.
(in plural with the) the cinema and films in general
cine
I go to the movies at leat once a week.
moving adjective having an effect on the emotions etc
conmovedor
a very moving speech.
movingly adverb
de una manera conmovedora
He spoke movingly of his late father.
get a move on (informal) to hurry or move quickly
darse prisa
Get a move on, or you’ll be late!
make a move to move at all
hacer un gesto, moverse
If you make a move, I’ll shoot you!
(with foror towards) to move (in the direction of)
dirigirse
He made a move for the door.
move along phrasal verb to keep moving, not staying in one place The police told the crowd to move along. move heaven and earth to do everything that one possibly can
remover cielo y tierra
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
mudarse de casa, trasladarse
They’re moving house next week.
move in phrasal verb to go into and occupy a house etc
instalarse
We can move in on Saturday.
move off phrasal verb (of vehicles etc) to begin moving away
arrancar, marcharse
The bus moved off just as I got to the bus stop.
move out phrasal verb to leave, cease to live in, a house etc
irse, marcharse
She has to move out before the new owners arrive.
move up phrasal verb to move in any given direction so as to make more space
correrse
Move up and let me sit down, please.
on the move moving from place to place
viajar, desplazarse
With his kind of job, he’s always on the move.
advancing
en progreso
The frontiers of scientific knowledge are always on the move.
(Definition of move from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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