movement

What are the hypernyms for movement?

Hypernyms for movement

action tendency piece occurrent defecation action mechanism musical composition piece of music natural event laxation change inclination opus happening social group shitting venture disposition composition occurrence optical illusion

Definitions for movement

  • 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 - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
  • 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"
  • noun - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "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"
  • noun - the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
  • noun - a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
  • noun - a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata; "the second movement is slow and melodic"
  • noun - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  • noun - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
  • 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 euphemism for defecation; "he had a bowel movement"
  • Pronounciation of movement

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    Synonyms for movement

    motility drive social movement bowel movement campaign effort front bm motion cause drift apparent motion move crusade trend apparent movement

    Antonyms for movement

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    Holonyms for movement

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    Hyponyms for movement

    quiver flutter span squirm eurhythmics anti-war movement candidacy fund-raising campaign feminism gay lib youth movement intermezzo passing bending jitter recoil seek cam stroke wrench commotion Free French Boy Scouts ecumenism coming reform movement advance locomotion traveling pursual ascension swinging glide stream hurrying shifting rushing migration transfer introduction transplant abduction circumduction flit headshaking eversion jerking kicking pitching reach reclining rotation sitting squatting quivering flicker stroke eurythmy advertising campaign charm campaign candidature fund-raising drive women's liberation movement lost cause youth crusade scherzo passage bend periodic motion repercussion squeeze turning moving ridge Brownian movement Fighting French Civil Rights movement oecumenism progress religious movement advancement travel travelling following ascending vacillation coast crawl translation haste maneuver deracination transferral intromission transplantation adduction disturbance dart inclination everting jolt kneel eye movement reaching retraction rotary motion posing sweep wave standing wiggle eurhythmy ad campaign consumerism electioneering fund-raising effort women's lib reform evolutionary trend crustal movement deflection change of location periodic movement rebound wring turn wobble Brownian motion artistic movement common front approach falun gong progression Zionism forward motion lurch pursuit rise descent return slippage speed displacement hurry manoeuvre transportation conveyance lowering transplanting agitation fetal movement gesture inclining upending saccade kneeling opening stretch retroflection shutting snap toss waver straddle wriggle eurythmics ad blitz campaigning political campaign feminist movement gay liberation movement war gravitation tectonic movement deflexion undulation heave backlash throw twist whirl pedesis art movement cultural movement approaching political movement procession Zionist movement onward motion lunge chase ascent swing slide flow speeding shift rush play transport insertion letting down troop movement body English foetal movement headshake inversion jerk kick pitch prostration reciprocation retroflexion closing squat vibration

    Meronyms for movement

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    Sounds like movement

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