Mover conjugation in Spanish

The Spanish verb “mover” translates to “to move” in English. It is a versatile verb used in various contexts to convey the action of changing the position or location of something.

Here are some common meanings and uses of “mover”

  1. Physical Movement:
    • Voy a mover la silla. (I’m going to move the chair.)
    • Ella mueve las manos al hablar. (She moves her hands when she talks.)
  2. To Stir or Shake:
    • Mueve la mezcla con una cuchara. (Stir the mixture with a spoon.)
    • Agita la botella antes de usarla. (Shake the bottle before using it.)
  3. To Cause Movement:
    • El viento mueve las ramas de los árboles. (The wind moves the branches of the trees.)
    • La música puede mover emociones. (Music can move emotions.)
  4. To Influence or Affect:
    • Su discurso me movió profundamente. (His speech moved me deeply.)
    • La tragedia nos movió a tomar acción. (The tragedy moved us to take action.)
  5. To Propose or Suggest:
    • Me gustaría mover una idea para discutir. (I would like to propose an idea for discussion.)
    • ¿Podemos mover la reunión para la próxima semana? (Can we move the meeting to next week?)
  6. In Sports or Games:
    • El jugador mueve rápidamente el balón. (The player moves the ball quickly.)
    • Es tu turno de mover las fichas. (It’s your turn to move the pieces.)
  7. To Inspire or Motivate:
    • La historia de su éxito puede mover a otros. (The story of his success can inspire others.)
    • Una buena película puede mover a la reflexión. (A good movie can move to reflection.)

As with many verbs, the meaning of “mover” can be nuanced depending on the context in which it is used.

Conjugation for the Spanish verb “mover”

Present Indicative of mover

  • Yo muevo (I move)
  • Tú mueves (You move)
  • Él/Ella/Usted mueve (He/She/You move)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras movemos (We move)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras movéis (You all move – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes mueven (They/You all move)

Preterite (Past Simple) Indicative of mover

  • Yo moví (I moved)
  • Tú moviste (You moved)
  • Él/Ella/Usted movió (He/She/You moved)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras movimos (We moved)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras movisteis (You all moved – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes movieron (They/You all moved)

Imperfect Indicative of mover

  • Yo movía (I used to move)
  • Tú movías (You used to move)
  • Él/Ella/Usted movía (He/She/You used to move)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras movíamos (We used to move)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras movíais (You all used to move – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes movían (They/You all used to move)

Future Indicative of mover

  • Yo moveré (I will move)
  • Tú moverás (You will move)
  • Él/Ella/Usted moverá (He/She/You will move)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras moveremos (We will move)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras moveréis (You all will move – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes moverán (They/You all will move)

Conditional of mover

  • Yo movería (I would move)
  • Tú moverías (You would move)
  • Él/Ella/Usted movería (He/She/You would move)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras moveríamos (We would move)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras moveríais (You all would move – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes moverían (They/You all would move)

Present Subjunctive of mover

  • Yo mueva (That I move)
  • Tú muevas (That you move)
  • Él/Ella/Usted mueva (That he/she/you move)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras movamos (That we move)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras mováis (That you all move – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes muevan (That they/you all move)

Imperfect Subjunctive of mover

  • Yo moviera/moviese (If I moved)
  • Tú movieras/movieses (If you moved)
  • Él/Ella/Usted moviera/moviese (If he/she/you moved)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras moviéramos/moviésemos (If we moved)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras movierais/movieseis (If you all moved – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes movieran/moviesen (If they/you all moved)

Imperative of mover

  • (Tú) Mueve (Move – singular, informal)
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) Mueva (Move – singular, formal)
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) Movamos (Let’s move)
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) Moved (Move – plural, informal, used in Spain)
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) Muevan (Move – plural, formal)