muòvere (first-person singular present muòvo, first-person singular past historic mòssi, past participle mòsso, auxiliary (transitive or intransitive) avére or (alternatively when intransitive) èssere)
- (transitive) to move
- Antonym: fermare
- 1633, Galileo Galilei:
- Eppur si muove.
- And yet it moves.
- (transitive) to initiate (a hostile action, war, criticism, etc.)
- (transitive, rare) to operate (a mechanism)
- (transitive, figuratively, literary) to move emotionally
- (intransitive) to move (in chess or checkers) [auxiliary avere]
- tocca a te muovere ― it's your move (literally, “it's up to you to move”)
- (intransitive) to proceed, to move [auxiliary essere or avere]
- Annibale mosse contro Roma ― Hannibal moved/proceeded against Rome
- (intransitive) to start moving (of a fleet, etc.), to start (of a path, etc.) [+ da (object) = from] [auxiliary essere or avere]
- (intransitive, figuratively) to derive, to originate [+ da (object) = from] [auxiliary essere or avere]
1Transitive or intransitive.
2Alternatively when intransitive.