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Translation of "move" - English-French dictionary


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)
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.
(Definition of move from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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