movement

phonetic symbol: / múvmənt / 

movement - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of changing location from one place to another
e.g.)
・the movement of people from the farms to the cities
motion , move

[ noun ]
■ the act of changing the location of something
e.g.)
・the movement of cargo onto the vessel

[ noun ]
■ a change of position that does not entail a change of location
e.g.)
・movement is a sign of life
motility , motion , move

[ noun ]
■ a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
e.g.)
・the movement to end slavery
campaign , cause , crusade , drive , effort

[ noun ]
■ the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
e.g.)
・it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement

[ noun ]
■ a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
e.g.)
・a broad movement of the electorate to the right
drift , trend

[ noun ]
■ a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
e.g.)
・the second movement is slow and melodic

[ noun ]
■ a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
motion

[ noun ]
■ a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
e.g.)
・he was a charter member of the movement
・politicians have to respect a mass movement
front , social movement

[ noun ]
■ an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
e.g.)
・the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement
apparent motion , apparent movement , motion

[ noun ]
■ a euphemism for defecation
e.g.)
・he had a bowel movement
bm , bowel movement

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