1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (synset 107324399)
  4. A group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals (synset 108481612)
    "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
  5. A major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata (synset 107060397)
    "the second movement is slow and melodic"
  6. A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end (synset 100799906)
    "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"
  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"
  8. A euphemism for defecation (synset 113462560)
    "he had a bowel movement"
  9. A general tendency to change (as of opinion) (synset 106207399)
    "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
  10. The driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock) (synset 103801280)
    "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
  11. The act of changing the location of something (synset 100281430)
    "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"

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