What are the hypernyms for motion?

Hypernyms for motion

occurrence state visual communication occurrent change proposal natural event happening optical illusion intercommunicate communicate

Definitions for motion

  • noun - the act of changing location from one place to another; "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"
  • noun - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
  • verb - show
  • noun - the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  • noun - a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
  • noun - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  • noun - an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object; "the cinema relies on apparent motion"; "the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"
  • noun - a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"
  • Pronounciation of motion

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    Synonyms for motion

    motility apparent motion apparent movement movement move question gesticulate gesture

    Antonyms for motion


    Holonyms for motion

    No holonyms found for motion.

    Hyponyms for motion

    swinging glide stream hurrying shifting rushing migration body English foetal movement headshake inversion jerk kick pitch prostration reciprocation retroflexion closing squat vibration waver straddle wriggle eurythmics facial expression previous question bowing curtsey passage bend periodic motion repercussion squeeze turning moving ridge Brownian movement shakiness precession coming advance locomotion traveling pursual ascension vacillation coast crawl translation haste maneuver abduction circumduction flit headshaking eversion jerking kicking pitching reach reclining rotation sitting squatting quiver flutter span squirm eurhythmics facial gesture waving obeisance crustal movement deflection change of location periodic movement rebound wring turn wobble Brownian motion trembling progress advancement travel travelling following ascending return slippage speed displacement hurry manoeuvre adduction disturbance dart inclination everting jolt kneel eye movement reaching retraction rotary motion posing sweep quivering flicker stroke eurythmy gesticulation flourish wafture sign of the cross tectonic movement deflexion undulation heave backlash throw twist whirl pedesis palpitation approach progression forward motion lurch pursuit rise descent slide flow speeding shift rush play agitation fetal movement gesture inclining upending saccade kneeling opening stretch retroflection shutting snap toss wave standing wiggle eurhythmy beck high-five V sign curtsy passing bending jitter recoil seek cam stroke wrench commotion shaking perpetual motion approaching procession onward motion lunge chase ascent swing stretch out stretch forth applaud nod shake put out shrug acclaim cross oneself beckon wink extend clap bless bow exsert hold out spat sign bow down

    Meronyms for motion

    No meronyms found for motion.

    Sounds like motion

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