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motion



I - noun
1. the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals (Freq. 8)
Syn:
gesture
Derivationally related forms:
gesture (for: gesture), gesticulate (for: gesture)
Hypernyms:
visual communication
Hyponyms:
sign, gesticulation, beck, facial expression, facial gesture,
flourish, high-five, previous question, shrug, wave, waving,
wafture, V sign, nod, bow, bowing, obeisance,
sign of the cross, curtsy, curtsey
2. a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (Freq. 7)
Syn:
movement
Derivationally related forms:
move (for: movement)
Hypernyms:
happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
Hyponyms:
crustal movement, tectonic movement, approach, approaching, passing,
passage, deflection, deflexion, bending, bend, change of location,
travel, wave, undulation, jitter, periodic motion, periodic movement,
heave, recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash, kick,
seek, squeeze, wring, throw, stroke, cam stroke,
turning, turn, twist, wrench, moving ridge, wobble,
whirl, commotion, Brownian movement, Brownian motion, pedesis
3. a change of position that does not entail a change of location (Freq. 6)
- the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
- movement is a sign of life
- an impatient move of his hand
- gastrointestinal motility
Syn:
movement, move, motility
Derivationally related forms:
move (for: move), move (for: movement), move
Hypernyms:
change
Hyponyms:
abduction, adduction, agitation, body English, circumduction,
disturbance, fetal movement, foetal movement, flit, dart, gesture,
headshake, headshaking, inclination, inclining, inversion, eversion,
everting, upending, jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade,
kick, kicking, kneel, kneeling, lurch, pitch,
pitching, eye movement, opening, prostration, reach, reaching,
stretch, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, retroflexion,
rotation, rotary motion, shutting, closing, sitting, posing,
snap, squat, squatting, sweep, toss, vibration,
quiver, quivering, wave, waver, flutter, flicker,
standing, straddle, span, stroke, wiggle, wriggle,
squirm, eurythmy, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurhythmics
4. a state of change (Freq. 2)
- they were in a state of steady motion
Ant:
motionlessness
Derivationally related forms:
move
Hypernyms:
state
Hyponyms:
shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering,
vibration, palpitation, perpetual motion, precession, stream, flow
Attrubites:
moving, nonmoving, unmoving
5. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote (Freq. 1)
- he made a motion to adjourn
- she called for the question
Syn:
question
Hypernyms:
proposal
6. the act of changing location from one place to another (Freq. 1)
- 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
Syn:
movement, move
Derivationally related forms:
move (for: move), move (for: movement), motional, move
Hypernyms:
change
Hyponyms:
approach, approaching, coming, progress, progression,
procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, locomotion,
travel, lurch, lunge, traveling, travelling, pursuit,
chase, pursual, following, rise, ascent, ascension,
ascending, descent, swing, swinging, vacillation, return,
slide, glide, coast, slippage, flow, stream,
crawl, speed, speeding, hurrying, translation, displacement,
shift, shifting, haste, hurry, rush, rushing,
maneuver, manoeuvre, play, migration
7. 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
Syn:
apparent motion, apparent movement, movement
Hypernyms:
optical illusion

II - verb
show, express or direct through movement (Freq. 1)
- He gestured his desire to leave
Syn:
gesticulate, gesture
Derivationally related forms:
gesture (for: gesture), gesture (for: gesticulate), gesticulation (for: gesticulate)
Hypernyms:
communicate, intercommunicate
Hyponyms:
wink, exsert, stretch out, put out, extend,
hold out, stretch forth, shrug, clap, spat, applaud,
acclaim, bless, sign, nod, cross oneself, bow,
bow down, shake, beckon, wave
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s to somebody

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