There are 2 translations of move in Spanish:

move1

Pronunciation: /muːv/

n

  • 1 (movement) movimiento (m) she watched their every move vigilaba todos sus movimientos one false move and I'll shoot un movimiento en falso y disparo she made a move to get up/for the door hizo ademán de levantarse/ir hacia la puerta it's time we made a move ya es hora de que nos vayamos or que nos pongamos en camino on the move she's always on the move siempre está de un lado para otro these animals are always on the move estos animales siempre se están desplazando the train was on the move again el tren se puso otra vez en marcha or movimiento to get a move on [colloquial/familiar] darse* prisa, apurarse (AmL) get a move on! ¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate! (AmL) , ¡muévete! [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Eventually the object made a sudden move, jerked across the highway and came to a stop.
    • They try hard not to make any sudden moves as they draw their weapons out.
    • James held the shotgun in a death grip, his finger on the trigger, ready to blow Steve away if he made any sudden moves.
  • 2 (change — of residence) mudanza (f), trasteo (m) (Col) ; (— of premises) traslado (m), mudanza (f)
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    • Just as remarkable is the story of the manuscript's survival through the decades, including three years on the run from the Gestapo, several house moves and even a flood.
    • The service ranges from sourcing reliable cleaners, gardeners or plumbers to helping with house moves or booking a holiday.
    • I assumed it had gone missing during his various house moves and I just forgot about it.
  • 3 3.1 (action, step) paso (m); (measure) medida (f) this new law is seen as a move toward … esta nueva ley se ve como un paso hacia … it was a good o wise move fue una buena decisión or un paso acertado several moves to relieve unemployment have been announced se han anunciado varias medidas para paliar el desempleo what's the next move? ¿cuál es el siguiente paso?, ¿ahora qué hay que hacer? it's up to her to make the next move le toca a ella dar el siguiente paso to make the first move dar* el primer paso don't make a move without telling me first no hagas nada or no des ningún paso sin decírmelo antes 3.2 (in profession, occupation) her next move took her to India su siguiente puesto la llevó a la India an ideal move for a young executive el paso más indicado para un joven ejecutivo the company's move into electronics la entrada de la compañía en el campo de la electrónica
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    • If the holder of the office is very proactive and indeed imaginative he or she can initiate moves to further the cause of Sligo.
    • I was already initiating moves to get myself onto a site much closer to home, back in Liverpool.
    • Significant moves are planned to get more tourists into this country by air and sea.
  • 4 [Games] movimiento (m), jugada (f) whose move is it? ¿a quién le toca mover or jugar?
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    • Ray watched as they moved piece by piece, some moves taking longer to consider than others.
    • He's like a chess player, looking two moves ahead.
    • The left- and right-hand numbers tell us the number of moves remaining after either player's next turn.

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afternoon snack …
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There are 2 translations of move in Spanish:

move2

vi

  • 1 1.1 (to change place) why don't you move nearer the fire? ¿por qué no te acercas or te arrimas al fuego? let's move into the shade pongámonos a la sombra we could move to another table podríamos cambiarnos de mesa I want to set the table: you'll have to move quiero poner la mesa: tendrás que levantarte or cambiarte de lugar you can move into his room while he's away puedes cambiarte a su habitación mientras no está government troops have moved into the area tropas del gobierno se han desplazado or se han trasladado a la zona to move to a new job/school cambiar de trabajo/colegio 1.2 (to change one's address, residence) mudarse, cambiarse when are you moving into your new house? ¿cuándo te mudas or te cambias a la casa nueva? I have to move out of here by Friday tengo que mudarme de aquí antes del viernes we'd like to move out of o away from London nos gustaría irnos de Londres, nos gustaría mudarnos or cambiarnos fuera de Londres see alsomove in, move out
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    • The family had only moved to the house on Whitworth Road four months ago.
    • His family had moved from a smaller house a few miles away right before he entered seventh grade.
    • Born in Essex to a colonel's family, she moved frequently during her childhood.
  • 2 (to change one's position) moverse* don't move! ¡no te muevas! no one dared move nadie se atrevió a moverse I've eaten so much I can't move he comido tanto que no puedo ni moverme he moved onto his side se puso de lado don't you move, I'll answer the door tú tranquilo, que voy yo a abrir la puerta
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    • I could hear my brother moving around upstairs and I knew that he was getting ready for work.
    • She shoved her into the front row before moving to stand in the doorway of the gazebo.
    • She stood, and moved to the door, turning the lock with a echoing metallic sound.
  • 3 (to proceed, to go) the procession/vehicle began to move la procesión/el vehículo se puso en marcha she fell from a moving bus se cayó de un autobús en marcha the crane moves on rails la grúa se mueve sobre rieles get moving! ¡muévete! [familiar/colloquial] the police kept the crowds moving la policía hacía circular a la multitud it's time we were moving es hora de que nos pongamos en camino the trucks are moving northward los camiones avanzan hacia el norte the earth moves around the sun la Tierra gira alrededor del Sol we moved aside o to one side nos apartamos, nos hicimos a un lado she moved cautiously toward the door se acercó cautelosamente a la puerta
  • 4 (to advance, to develop) she was the one who got things moving ella fue quien lo puso todo en marcha things seem to be moving parece que las cosas marchan events moved rapidly los acontecimientos se desarrollaron rápidamente you have to move with the times, granny hay que mantenerse al día, abuelita a fast-moving adventure story una historia de aventuras de ritmo muy ágil the conflict has moved into a new phase el conflicto ha entrado en una nueva fase the conversation had moved to a different topic la conversación había derivado a otro tema to move into the lead/into second place pasar a ocupar el primer/segundo lugar the Socialists have moved ahead in the opinion polls los socialistas han tomado la delantera según los sondeos she has moved swiftly up the executive ladder ha ascendido rápidamente en el escalafón ejecutivo media attention has moved back to domestic issues los medios de comunicación han vuelto a centrar su atención en los asuntos internos I'm moving toward the view that … cada vez me convenzo más de que … the company plans to move into the hotel business la compañía tiene planes de introducirse en el ramo hotelero
  • 5 (to carry oneself) moverse* she moves beautifully se mueve con mucha gracia or con mucho garbo
  • 6 (to go fast) [colloquial/familiar] correr just watch those bikes move! ¡mira cómo corren esas motos! you'll have to move if you want to be there on time te vas a tener que mover si quieres llegar a tiempo [familiar/colloquial]
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    • The wind was really moving at this point.
    • The ball was really moving when it reached him.
    • They might look blubbery and slow, but they can move when they have to.
  • 7 (to take steps, to act) we must move now tenemos que actuar ahora she moved quickly to scotch rumors inmediatamente tomó medidas para acallar los rumores they are waiting for us to move first están esperando que nosotros demos el primer paso
  • 8 [Games] (in chess, checkers) mover*, jugar* is it my turn to move? ¿me toca (mover or jugar) a mí? the bishop moves diagonally el alfil se mueve en diagonal
  • 9 (to circulate socially) moverse* to move in literary/influential circles moverse* en círculos literarios/influyentes he moves in high society alterna en or se codea con la alta sociedad
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    • He was a master at moving within and among very different worlds.
    • We moved within the same social circles and were members of the same clubs.
    • Democritus was an ancient Greek philosopher who moved in the same circles as Socrates.
  • 10 (to propose) [formal] to move for sth proponer* algo she moved for an adjournment propuso un aplazamiento
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    • The Government also intends to move a number of technical amendments at the Committee stage.
    • The resolution was moved by the United States and supported unanimously by the Security Council.
    • Our union, in 1899, moved a resolution from the Doncaster branch, calling for the Labour Party to be set up.

vt

  • 1 (to alter the position of) let's move the sofa over there pongamos el sofá allí why have you moved the television? ¿por qué has cambiado la televisión de sitio or de lugar? could you move your car, please? ¿me haría el favor de quitar el coche de allí or de correr un poco el coche? move your chair a little corre un poco la silla ask him to move the boxes out of the way dile que quite las cajas de en medio we could move the tables together podríamos juntar las mesas don't move anything before the police arrive no toquen nada hasta que llegue la policía move yourself [colloquial/familiar] quítate de en medio, apártate we shall not be moved! ¡no nos moverán! move your head! I can't see! ¡aparta la cabeza or quita la cabeza de ahí, que no me dejas ver! I can't move my leg/neck no puedo mover la pierna/el cuello she moved her finger across the page pasó el dedo por la página
  • 2 2.1 (to transport) [supplies/troops] transportar, trasladar 2.2 (to relocate, to transfer) trasladar she was moved to head office la trasladaron a la oficina central he was too ill to be moved estaba demasiado enfermo para trasladarlo I'll move this paragraph further down pondré este párrafo más abajo move the decimal point one place to the right corre la coma or (Col, Méx) el punto un lugar a la derecha 2.3 (to change the location of) the firm that moved us la compañía que nos hizo la mudanza we moved offices nos mudamos or cambiamos de oficina to move house (BrE) mudarse or cambiarse de casa she's moved jobs (BrE) ha cambiado de trabajo
  • 3 3.1 (to touch emotionally) conmover*, emocionar she was visibly moved estaba obviamente conmovida or emocionada he's easily moved es muy sensible to move sb to tears hacer* llorar a algn de la emoción I was deeply moved by what I saw lo que vi me conmovió profundamente 3.2 (to prompt sb to do)to move sb to + inf this moved her to remonstrate esto la indujo a protestar he was moved to express his indignation se sintió impulsado a expresar su indignación
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    • I am not moved to love you, Lord, to gain the heaven you have promised in return.
    • This is what draws him to us and moves him to love us.
    • It might be a rose, an animal, or a child that moves me to paint.
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    • Many of the crowd were moved to tears during the two-minute silence, while veterans lowered standards to the ground.
    • Her husband Jack was moved to tears as onlookers watched him unveil the plaque and lay her ashes to rest.
    • I am deeply moved by reading this story and my deepest sympathy goes out to the person who wrote it.
  • 4 (in debating) [amendment/motion] proponer* I move that a vote be taken propongo que se someta a votación
  • 5 [Games] [counter/pawn] mover*
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    • Officers said they could not move the car as it was not in a dangerous position, so they handed the matter over to the Borough Council.
    • Orchestral sections were moved from one position to another in a search for perfect sound relationships.
    • He said these traffic lights were badly positioned and should be moved to a more suitable place.
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    • Once this is filled up players move their pieces creating larger and larger stacks.
    • When all pieces have been placed on the board, the players move the pieces around one intersection at a time.
    • Players move from space to space on a board in the shape of Madagascar which is coloured in the white, red and green of the national flag.
  • 6 (to sell) vender
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    • These copies are moving fast and will be sold out in a matter of days.
    • I've seen some shell shocked illustrators at shows lately, completely unable to understand why their prints aren't moving in quantity.
  • 7 [Medicine] [formal] to move one's bowels mover* el vientre or el intestino [formal], hacer* de vientre

Phrasal verbs

move about

(BrE)
move around

move along

v + adv 1.1 (go further along) correrse move along, so I can sit down too córrete or arrímate para que pueda sentarme yo también 1.2 (disperse) circular move along, please, there's nothing to see circulen, por favor, no hay nada que ver 1.3 (leave) [colloquial/familiar] irse*, marcharse (esp Esp) I'll be moving along now ya me voy 1.4 (make progress) avanzar* 1.1v + o + adv hacer* circular the police moved us along la policía nos hizo circular

move apart

v + adv
[friends] distanciarse we've moved apart since she got married nos hemos distanciado desde que se casó

move around

(BrE also) move about
v + adv 1.1 (walk) andar* there's someone moving around downstairs anda alguien abajo 1.2 (change residence) mudarse, cambiarse (a menudo); (change job) cambiar de trabajo (a menudo) 1.1v + o + adv [furniture] cambiar de sitio or de lugar; [employee/troops] trasladar

move away

v + adv
1.1 (move house) mudarse (de la ciudad, el barrio etc) 1.2move off

move back

v + adv they moved back here in 1979 volvieron a vivir aquí en 1979 they moved back to let him pass retrocedieron para dejarlo pasar 1.1v + o + adv move the microphone back a bit coloca el micrófono un poco más atrás she's moved the date of the meeting back again ha vuelto a aplazar la fecha de la reunión

move down

v + adv this song has moved down five places esta canción ha bajado cinco puestos move right down inside, please! (BrE) [Transp] ¡córranse al fondo, por favor! to move down into second gear (BrE) cambiar a segunda 1.1v + o + adv bajar

move forward

v + adv I moved forward to get a better view me puse más adelante para ver mejor the date has moved forward to July han adelantado la fecha a julio 1.1v + o + adv [troops] hacer* avanzar; [date/event] adelantar

move in

v + adv 1.1 (set up home) mudarse, cambiarse (a una casa, local etc) we moved in last week nos mudamos or nos cambiamos la semana pasada to move in with sb irse* a vivir con algn 1.2 (draw closer) acercarse* 1.3 (go into action) [police] intervenir* the referee moved in to separate the boxers el árbitro intervino para separar a los boxeadores they moved in at dawn [Mil] atacaron al amanecer 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (put in place) [furniture] colocar*, instalar; [tenant] (BrE) alojar 2.2 (transport) transportar 2.3 (put on duty) [troops] trasladar

move in on

v + adv + prep + o
1.1 (advance upon) [enemy] avanzar* sobre 1.2 (encroach upon) [territory/business] invadir

move off

v + adv

move on

v + adv 1.1 (walk further) seguir* adelante 1.2move along 1 3 1.3 (continue journey) seguir* viaje 1.4 (proceed) pasar time is moving on el tiempo pasa shall we move on? ¿pasamos al punto siguiente? he's moved on to higher things ha pasado a hacer cosas más importantes the committee moved on to discuss finance la comisión pasó a discutir la financiación 1.5 (progress) progresar, avanzar* 1.1v + o + adv (cause to disperse) [spectators/loiterers] hacer* circular

move out

v + adv (leave accommodation) irse*, mudarse, cambiarse (de una casa, local etc) we're waiting for the tenants to move out estamos esperando a que se vayan or se muden los inquilinos 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (remove from accommodation) [tenant] desalojar 2.2 (withdraw) [troops] retirar

move over

v + adv
(make room) correrse move over, so I can get in córrete para que quepa yo también

move up

v + adv 1.1 (progress) they've moved up in the world han prosperado mucho this song has moved up five places esta canción ha subido cinco puestos I moved up into third gear (BrE) cambié a tercera 1.2 (rise) [price/shares/index] subir 1.1v + o + adv [picture/shelf] subir they moved him up a class lo pusieron en la clase inmediatamente superior

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more