movement meaning

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movement noun
1. (happening) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Related: motion
2. (social_group) a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
Related: social_movement, front
  • "he was a charter member of the movement"
  • "politicians have to respect a mass movement"
  • "he led the national liberation front"
3. (musical_composition) a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
  • "the second movement is slow and melodic"
4. (action) the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
  • "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
5. (change) the act of changing the location of something
  • "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
motion noun
1. (change) a change of position that does not entail a change of location
Related: movement, move, motility
  • "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"
  • "movement is a sign of life"
  • "an impatient move of his hand"
  • "gastrointestinal motility"
2. (change) the act of changing location from one place to another
Related: movement, move
  • "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"
campaign noun
1. (venture) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
Related: cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort
  • "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"
drift noun
1. (inclination) a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
Related: trend, movement
  • "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"
  • "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
apparent_motion noun
1. (optical_illusion) an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
Related: motion, apparent_movement, movement
  • "the cinema relies on apparent motion"
  • "the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"
bowel_movement noun
1. (defecation) a euphemism for defecation
Related: movement, bm
  • "he had a bowel movement"
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