mover

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From move +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

mover (plural movers)

  1. Someone who or something that moves.
  2. A dancer.
  3. A person employed to help people move their possessions from one residence to another.
    Synonym: (chiefly Australia) removalist
    I'm getting too old to expect my friends to schlep all my stuff for beer and pizza. I'm hiring movers this time.
  4. Someone who proposes a motion at a meeting.
  5. A product that sells well.
    • 1990, Wayne Jancik, The Billboard Book of One-Hit Wonders, →ISBN, page 389:
      "The Celtic Soul Brothers" (#86, 1983) was a moderate mover of a follow-up.

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin movere.

Verb[edit]

mover

  1. to move

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

Verb[edit]

mover

  1. to move

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mover, from Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

Verb[edit]

mover (first-person singular present movo, first-person singular preterite movín, past participle movido)

  1. to move
  2. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of mover
  3. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of mover

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

mover

  1. (transitive) to move

mover se

  1. (reflexive) to move

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

mover

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of movoir

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

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Verb[edit]

mover

  1. to move

Descendants[edit]

  • Occitan: mòver, mòure, mòguer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mover, from Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō, from Proto-Indo-European *mew- (to move).

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Verb[edit]

mover (first-person singular present indicative movo, past participle movido)

  1. to move (change position)
    Synonyms: deslocar, mexer, movimentar
  2. to induce; to persuade
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:induzir
  3. (law, with contra following the object) to sue (file legal action)
    João moveu uma ação contra Pedro.John sued Peter.
    Synonym: processar
  4. (chess and other games) to move (change the place of a piece)
    Synonyms: mexer, movimentar
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of mover
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of mover
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of mover
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of mover

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish mover, from Latin movēre, from Proto-Indo-European *mew- (to move). Cognate with English move.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moˈbeɾ/, [moˈβ̞eɾ]

Verb[edit]

mover (first-person singular present muevo, first-person singular preterite moví, past participle movido)

  1. (transitive) to move (to cause to change place or posture)
  2. (transitive) to shake (e.g. to shake one's head, to shake one's tail feather)
  3. (transitive) to wiggle (e.g. one's ears, fingers, nose, toes)
  4. (transitive) to wag (e.g., an animal's tail wagging)
  5. (transitive) to move to, to cause to
  6. (transitive) to swing (e.g. a sword, a bat, a tennis racket, one's tail)
  7. (reflexive) to move (to change place or posture)
  8. (reflexive) to shift
    La tierra se movió.The ground shifted.
  9. (reflexive) to move around, to get around, to drift (i.e. make one's way about a place, to navigate or travel)
  10. (reflexive) to budge, to stir, to twitch, to fidget, to move (in an agitated manner)
    La bebé no se movió para nada toda la noche.The baby didn't stir at all the entire night.
    ¡Deja de moverte!Stop fidgeting!
  11. (reflexive) to get a move on (idiom)
  12. (reflexive) to be moved (by a performance, etc.)

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