Definition of Movement in English :
Define Movement in English
Movement meaning in English
Meaning of Movement in English
Pronunciation of Movement in English
Movement pronunciation in English
Pronounce Movement in Englishsee synonyms of movement
a change of position that does not entail a change of location
Example Sentences:'the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise''movement is a sign of life''an impatient move of his hand''gastrointestinal motility'
the act of changing location from one place to another
Example Sentences:'police controlled the motion of the crowd''the movement of people from the farms to the cities''his move put him directly in my path'
3. motion, movement
a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
Example Sentences:'he was a charter member of the movement''politicians have to respect a mass movement''he led the national liberation front'
a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
Example Sentences:'the second movement is slow and melodic'
a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
Example Sentences:'he supported populist campaigns''they worked in the cause of world peace''the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant''the movement to end slavery''contributed to the war effort'
an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
Example Sentences:'the cinema relies on apparent motion''the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement'
a euphemism for defecation
Example Sentences:'he had a bowel movement'
a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
Example Sentences:'not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book''a broad movement of the electorate to the right'
the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
Example Sentences:'it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement'
the act of changing the location of something
Example Sentences:'the movement of cargo onto the vessel'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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