1. The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals (synset 106889359)
  2. A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (synset 107324399)
  3. A change of position that does not entail a change of location (synset 100332776)
    "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
  4. A state of change (synset 114027802)
    "they were in a state of steady motion"
  5. A formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote (synset 107178244)
    "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
  6. The act of changing location from one place to another (synset 100280679)
    "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"
  7. An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object (synset 111445202)
    "the cinema relies on apparent motion"; "the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"
  1. Show, express or direct through movement (synset 200994073)
    "He gestured his desire to leave"

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