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move

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 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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