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[うご()·]
ugoku
godan verb, intransitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 動く

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to move; to stir; to shift; to shake; to swing
  2. to operate; to run; to go; to work
  3. to make a move; to take action; to act; to go into action
  4. to be touched; to be influenced
  5. to change; to vary; to fluctuate; to waver (sometimes prenom. as 動かぬ, 動かない, etc. to mean "certain")
  6. to be transferred

Definition and Synonyms for 動く

Activity the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction
Synonyms: 動き, 動く, 放射能, 活性, 活躍
Dead physically inactive
Synonyms: 動く, 死ぬ
Move go or proceed from one point to another
Synonyms: うつる, 動く, 転じる, 転ずる
Change remove or replace the coverings of
Synonyms: うつる, こぼす, 乗り換える, 乗り移る, 入れ替える, 切り替える, 動く, 変える, 変じる, 変わる, 崩す, 換える, 改まる, 改める, 移ろう, 翻す, 転じる, 違う, 違う, 違える, 違える
Move the act of deciding to do something
Synonyms: アクション, 動き, 動く, , 行動
Motion the act of changing location from one place to another
Synonyms: うつる, , 動き, 動く, 変位, 移り, 移動, 移転, 転移
Motion a change of position that does not entail a change of location
Synonyms: モーション, 動き, 動く, 運動
Operate happen
Synonyms: 働く, 動く
Jiggle a slight irregular shaking motion
Synonyms: 動く
Shift move from one setting or context to another
Synonyms: うつる, 入れ替える, 動く, 動かす, 変わる, 崩す, 移す, 移ろう, 置き換える, 転じる
Go perform as expected when applied
Synonyms: 作動, 働く, 動く, 動作, 機能, 稼働
Run be operating, running or functioning
Synonyms: 作動, 動く, 操業, 運転
Be Active be in a state of action
Synonyms: 動く
Go change location
Synonyms: いく, まいる, 動く
Actual existing in act or fact
Synonyms: 動く
Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Synonyms: 動く, 行動
Vary be subject to change in accordance with a variable
Synonyms: 動く, 変わる, 変動, 変化, 変化, 異なる, 違う, 違う
Factual of or relating to or characterized by facts
Synonyms: 動く
Motion a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Synonyms: 動き, 動く, 動作, 運動
Motion a state of change
Synonyms: , 動き, 動く, 提言, 運動
Go move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
Synonyms: いく, まいる, 動く

Meanings for each kanji in 動く

» move; motion; change; confusion; shift; shake

Categories 動く is a member of

State the way something is with respect to its main attributes
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Vary become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
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Modify cause to change
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Decision the act of making up your mind about something
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Replace substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
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Change the action of changing something
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Come About come to pass
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Shaking the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
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Go perform as expected when applied
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Differ be different
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Capability the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 動く

Conjugations for 動く

masu stem
[うご()·]
ugoki
Negative stem
[うご()·]
ugoka
te-form
[うご()··]
ugoite
Negative te-form
[うご()····]
ugokanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[うご()···]
ugokanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()·]
ugoku
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()···]
ugokanai
Past Indicative Form
[うご()··]
ugoita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokanakatta
Presumptive Form
[うご()··]
ugokou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()····]
ugokimasen
Past Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·······]
ugokimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[うご()·····]
ugokimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·······]
ugokitakunakatta
Adjective stem
[うご()··]
ugokita
te-form
[うご()····]
ugokitakute
Negative te-form
[うご()······]
ugokitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[うご()···]
ugokitaku
Provisional Form
[うご()·····]
ugokitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
[うご()·······]
ugokitakunakereba
Conditional Form
[うご()······]
ugokitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
[うご()········]
ugokitakunakattara
Objective Form
[うご()···]
ugokitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()·]
ugoke
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()··]
ugokeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[うご()····]
ugokanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugoitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()······]
ugokanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugoitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()··]
ugokeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()···]
ugokenai
Past Indicative Form
[うご()··]
ugoketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokenakatta
masu-stem
[うご()·]
ugoke
te-form
[うご()··]
ugokete
Negative te-form
[うご()····]
ugokenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()····]
ugokemasen
Past Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·······]
ugokemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()····]
ugokarenai
Past Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()······]
ugokarenakatta
masu stem
[うご()··]
ugokare
te-form
[うご()···]
ugokarete
Negative te-form
[うご()·····]
ugokarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()········]
ugokaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()····]
ugokasenai
Past Indicative Form
[うご()···]
ugokaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()······]
ugokasenakatta
masu stem
[うご()··]
ugokase
te-form
[うご()···]
ugokasete
Negative te-form
[うご()·····]
ugokasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()········]
ugokasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[うご()····]
ugokasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·······]
ugokasarenakatta
masu stem
[うご()···]
ugokasare
te-form
[うご()····]
ugokasarete
Negative te-form
[うご()······]
ugokasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うご()·····]
ugokasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()······]
ugokasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[うご()······]
ugokasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うご()·········]
ugokasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[うご()··]
ugokan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()··]
ugokazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()··]
ugokanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うご()···]
ugokazaru

Sample Sentences for 動く

Can you move this desk by yourself?
He acted quickly and put out the fire.
This machine is driven by electricity.
A single step, and you will fall over the cliff.
A female kangaroo carries its young in the pouch.

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