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mov·a·ble

also move·a·ble  (mo͞o′və-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to move: a movable stove; a movable rock.
2. Varying in date from year to year: a movable holiday.
3. Law Of or relating to personal property (that is, property that can be moved).
n.
1. Something, especially a piece of furniture, that can be moved.
2. movables Law Personal property.

mov′a·bil′i·ty, mov′a·ble·ness n.
mov′a·bly adv.

movable

(ˈmuːvəbəl) or

moveable

adj
1. able to be moved or rearranged; not fixed
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (esp of religious festivals such as Easter) varying in date from year to year
3. (Law) (usually speltmoveable) law denoting or relating to personal property as opposed to realty
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing (of type) cast singly so that each character is on a separate piece of type suitable for composition by hand, as founder's type
n
(Furniture) (often plural) a movable article, esp a piece of furniture
ˌmovaˈbility, ˈmoveability n
ˈmovableness, ˈmoveableness n
ˈmovably, ˈmoveably adv

mov•a•ble

or move•a•ble

(ˈmu və bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being moved; not fixed in one place, position, or posture.
2. Law. (of property) personal, as distinguished from real.
3. changing from one date to another in different years: a movable holiday.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.movable - personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property - movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
Adj.1.movable - (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)
portable - easily or conveniently transported; "a portable television set"
2.movable - capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to anothermovable - capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

movable

adjective portable, mobile, transferable, detachable, not fixed, transportable, portative The wooden fence is movable

movable

also moveable
adjective
Capable of moving or being moved from place to place:
noun
1. A piece of equipment for comfort or convenience:
appointment (used in plural), furnishing.
Chiefly British: fitting (used in plural).
2. Law. One's portable property.Often used in plural:
belonging (often used in plural), effect (used in plural), good (used in plural), lares and penates, personal effects, personal property, possession (used in plural), property, thing (often used in plural).
Informal: stuff.
Law: chattel.
Translations
pohyblivý
flytbar
hreyfanlegur, færanlegur

movable

[ˈmuːvəbl]
A. ADJmovible, móvil
movable feastfiesta f movible
not easily movablenada fácil de mover
B. NPL movablesmuebles mpl, mobiliario msing (Jur) → bienes mpl muebles

movable

[ˈmuːvəbəl] adjmobile

movable

adjbeweglich (auch Jur, Eccl); (= transportable)transportierbar, transportfähig; not easily movableschwer zu bewegen/transportieren
n
(= portable object)bewegliches Gut; movables plMobiliar nt, → Mobilien pl
usu pl (Jur) → bewegliches Vermögen, Mobiliarvermögen nt

movable

[ˈmuːvəbl] adjmobile, movibile

move

(muːv) verb
1. to (cause to) change position or go from one place to another. He moved his arm; Don't move!; Please move your car.
2. to change houses. We're moving on Saturday.
3. to affect the feelings or emotions of. I was deeply moved by the film.
noun
1. (in board games) an act of moving a piece. You can win this game in three moves.
2. an act of changing homes. How did your move go?
ˈmovable, ˈmoveable adjective
ˈmovement noun
1. (an act of) changing position or going from one point to another. The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.
2. activity. In this play there is a lot of discussion but not much movement.
3. the art of moving gracefully or expressively. She teaches movement and drama.
4. an organization or association. the Scout movement.
5. the moving parts of a watch, clock etc.
6. a section of a large-scale piece of music. the third movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
7. a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc. There's a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.
movie (-vi) noun
(especially American).
1. a cinema film. a horror movie.
2. (in plural. with the) the cinema and films in general: to go to the movies.
ˈmoving adjective
having an effect on the emotions etc. a very moving speech.
ˈmovingly adverb
get a move on
to hurry or move quickly. Get a move on, or you'll be late!
make a move
1. to move at all. If you make a move, I'll shoot you!
2. (with for or towards) to move (in the direction of). He made a move for the door.
move along
to keep moving, not staying in one place. The police told the crowd to move along.
move heaven and earth
to do everything that one possibly can.
move house
to change one's home or place of residence. They're moving house next week.
move in
to go into and occupy a house etc. We can move in on Saturday.
move off
(of vehicles etc) to begin moving away. The bus moved off just as I got to the bus stop.
move out
to leave, cease to live in, a house etc. She has to move out before the new owners arrive.
move up
to move in any given direction so as to make more space. Move up and let me sit down, please.
on the move
1. moving from place to place. With his kind of job, he's always on the move.
2. advancing. The frontiers of scientific knowledge are always on the move.
References in classic literature ?
Besides their clothes, the Abyssins have no movables or furniture of much value, or doth their manner of living admit of them.
That this might be accomplished within the day was the explanation of the reverberation occurring so soon after midnight, the aim of the carters being to reach the door of the outgoing households by six o'clock, when the loading of their movables at once began.
All the movables, from the wardrobes to the chairs and tables, hangings, glasses, even to the pincushions and scent-bottles on the dressing-tables, displayed the same quaint variety.
Will had come to fetch a portfolio of his own sketches which he had missed in the act of packing his movables, and did not choose to leave behind.
The answer--not to Kate's very great joy-- was favourable; and at the expiration of a week she betook herself, with all her movables and valuables, to Mrs Wititterly's mansion, where for the present we will leave her.
The feudal ownership of land did bring dignity, whereas the modern ownership of movables is reducing us again to a nomadic horde.
The almost universal belief was, that the Emperor would divide the Prussian and English armies, annihilate one after the other, and march into Brussels before three days were over: when all the movables of his present masters, who would be killed, or fugitives, or prisoners, would lawfully become the property of Monsieur Isidor.
The sudden appearance of the rock, however, which hove up, a bleak and ragged mass, out of the darkness ahead, put an end for the present to the discourse, Mahtoree giving all his thoughts to the execution of his designs on the rest of the squatter's movables.
A few were closely eyeing the movables, as if to make quite sure that the President (who was far from popular) had not made away with any of the furniture, or sold the fixtures for his private benefit.