Movement Meaning

There are 11 meaning(s) for word Movement

Meaning 1 : the act of changing location from one place to another

    Example : the movement of people from the farms to the cities

    Synonyms : motion,  move
Meaning 2 : a euphemism for defecation

    Example : he had a bowel movement

    Synonyms : bm,  bowel movement
Meaning 3 : a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals

    Example : he was a charter member of the movement,politicians have to respect a mass movement

    Synonyms : front,  social movement
Meaning 4 : an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

    Example : the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement

    Synonyms : apparent motion,  apparent movement,  motion
Meaning 5 : a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

    Synonyms : motion
Meaning 6 : a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

    Example : a broad movement of the electorate to the right

    Synonyms : drift,  trend
Meaning 7 : a change of position that does not entail a change of location

    Example : movement is a sign of life

    Synonyms : motility,  motion,  move
Meaning 8 : a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

    Example : the movement to end slavery

    Synonyms : campaign,  cause,  crusade,  drive,  effort
Meaning 9 : a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

    Example : the second movement is slow and melodic

Meaning 10 : the act of changing the location of something

    Example : the movement of cargo onto the vessel

Meaning 11 : the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

    Example : it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement