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Movement

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Movementn. [F. mouvement. See Move, and cf. Moment.].
  •  The act of moving in space; change of place or posture; motion; as, the movement of an army in marching or maneuvering; the movement of a wheel or a machine.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or sudden, movement.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Transference, by any means, from one situation to another; a change of situation; progress toward a goal; advancement; as, after months of fruitless discussion there was finally some movement toward an agreement.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the wheelwork of a watch; as, a seventeen jewel movement.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A more or less organized effort by many people to achieve some goal, especially a social or artistic goal; as, the women's liberation movement; the progressive movement in architecture.  [PJC]
Febrile movement (Med.), an elevation of the body temperature; a fever. -- Movement cure. (Med.) See Kinesiatrics. -- Movement of the bowels, an evacuation or stool; a passage or discharge.
Syn. -- Motion.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Movement, n.
1 the act or an instance of moving or being moved.
2 a the moving parts of a mechanism (esp. a clock or watch). b a particular group of these.
3 a a body of persons with a common object (the peace movement). b a campaign undertaken by such a body.
4 (usu. in pl.) a person's activities and whereabouts, esp. at a particular time.
5 Mus. a principal division of a longer musical work, self-sufficient in terms of key, tempo, structure, etc.
6 the progressive development of a poem, story, etc.
7 motion of the bowels.
8 a an activity in a market for some commodity. b a rise or fall in price.
9 a mental impulse.
10 a development of position by a military force or unit.

Etymology
ME f. OF f. med.L movimentum (as MOVE)

THESAURUS

Movement

Alexandrine, American, Art Nouveau, Ashcan school, BM, Barbizon, Bauhaus, Bolognese, British, Cobra, Dutch, Flemish, Fontainebleau, French, Italian, Mannerist, Milanese, Modenese, Momentum, Neapolitan, New York, Paduan, Parisian, Phases, Pre-Raphaelite, Raphaelite, Reflex, Restany, Roman, Scottish, Sienese, Spur, Suprematism, The Ten, Tuscan, Umbrian, Venetian, Washington, Zeitgeist, accent, accentuation, act, action, activeness, activism, activity, actuation, advance, age group, amotion, amphibious operations, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anagnorisis, anapest, angle, antispast, architectonics, architecture, argument, arsis, art schools, atmosphere, bacchius, background, band, bass passage, bat, battalion, bearing, beat, beck, beckon, bevy, bloody flux, body, body language, bourdon, bowel movement, bridge, brigade, buffalo chips, bunch, burden, business, ca-ca, cabal, cadence, caesura, campaign, carriage, cast, catalexis, catastrophe, catharsis, cause, change, characterization, charade, chironomy, chloriamb, chloriambus, chorus, clique, clockworks, coalition, coda, cohort, colon, color, combined operations, commitment, communist front, commutation, company, complement, complication, contingent, continuity, contrivance, coprolite, coprolith, corps, coterie, counterpoint, course, covey, cow chips, cow flops, cow pats, crap, cretic, crew, crossing, crowd, crusade, current, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, dactylology, deaf-and-dumb alphabet, decline, decrease, deed, defecation, dejection, delocalization, denouement, design, detachment, detail, development, device, diaeresis, diarrhea, dimeter, dingleberry, dipody, direction, displacement, division, dochmiac, doings, drift, drive, drive train, droppings, dry run, dumb show, dung, dynamics, dynamism, dysentery, eclectic, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, episode, epitrite, evacuation, exposition, fable, faction, faith, falling action, feces, feculence, feminine caesura, figure, fleet, flicker, flow, fluid operations, flux, folderol, foot, front, gang, gear, gears, genre, gesticulation, gesture, gesture language, gimmick, glacial movement, globe-trotting, going, goings-on, grass-roots movement, great cause, ground swell, group, grouping, groupment, groups, guano, hand signal, harmonic close, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, in-group, incident, increase, innards, interest, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, ionic, issue, jakes, jingle, journeying, junta, kinematics, kinesics, kinesipathy, kinesis, kinesitherapy, kinetics, lientery, lifework, lilt, line, lines, local color, locomotion, logistics, loose bowels, machinery, main current, mainstream, maneuver, maneuvers, manure, masculine caesura, mass movement, measure, mechanism, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metrics, metron, migration, militancy, military operations, minor operations, mission, mob, mobilization, molossus, mood, mora, motif, motion, motivation, move, movements, moving, musical phrase, musical sentence, mythos, night soil, number, numbers, operation, operations, ordure, ornament, out-group, outfit, overseas operations, pack, paeon, pantomime, part, party, passage, peer group, pencil, pentameter, pentapody, period, peripeteia, phalanx, phrase, plan, platoon, plein-air, plot, poise, political activism, political front, popular front, pose, posse, posture, power train, principle, proceedings, proceleusmatic, progress, prosody, purgation, purge, pyrrhic, quantity, reason for being, recognition, refrain, regiment, relocation, remotion, removal, removement, resolution, response, restlessness, rhythm, rhythmic pattern, rising action, ritornello, run, running, runs, salon, scheme, school, secondary plot, section, servomechanism, set, sewage, sewerage, shift, shit, shits, shrug, sign, sign language, signal, slant, spondee, sprung rhythm, squad, stable, staff work, stance, stanza, statement, stir, stirring, stool, story, strain, stream, stress, string, structure, style, subject, subplot, swing, switch, syzygy, tailpiece, team, tendency, tenor, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, the general tendency, the grand style, the main course, thematic development, theme, thesis, time spirit, tone, topic, tourism, touristry, traject, trajet, transfer, transit, travel, traveling, trend, tribe, tribrach, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, troop, trots, troupe, turd, turistas, tutti, tutti passage, twist, unrest, variation, velocity, verse, voidance, war game, war plans, watchworks, wheels, wheels within wheels, wing, workings, works

ROGET THESAURUS

Movement

Action

N action, performance, doing perpetration, exercise, excitation, movement, operation, evolution, work, labor, praxis, execution, procedure, handicraft, business, agency, deed, act, overt act, stitch, touch, gest transaction, job, doings, dealings, proceeding, measure, step, maneuver, bout, passage, move, stroke, blow, coup, coup de main, coup d'etat, tour de force, feat, exploit, achievement, handiwork, workmanship, manufacture, stroke of policy, actor, doing, acting, in action, in harness, on duty, in operation, in the act, in the midst of, in the thick of, red-handed, in flagrante delicto, while one's hand is in, action is eloquence, actions speak louder than words, actum aiunt ne agas, awake, arise, or be forever fall'n, dii pia facta vident, faire sans dire, fare fac, fronte capillata post est occasio calva, our deeds are sometimes better than our thoughts, the great end of life is not knowledge but action, thought is the soul of act, vivre-ce nest pas respirer c'est agir, we live in deeds not years.

Activity

N activity, briskness, liveliness, animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy, snap, vim, nimbleness, agility, smartness, quickness, velocity, alacrity, promptitude, despatch, dispatch, expedition, haste, punctuality, eagerness, zeal, ardor, perfervidum aingenium, empressement, earnestness, intentness, abandon, vigor, devotion, exertion, industry, assiduity, assiduousness, sedulity, laboriousness, drudgery, painstaking, diligence, perseverance, indefatigation, habits of business, vigilance, wakefulness, sleeplessness, restlessness, insomnia, pervigilium, insomnium, racketing, movement, bustle, stir, fuss, ado, bother, pottering, fidget, fidgetiness, flurry, officiousness, dabbling, meddling, interference, interposition, intermeddling, tampering with, intrigue, press of business, no sinecure, plenty to do, many irons in the fire, great doings, busy hum of men, battle of life, thick of the action, housewife, busy bee, new brooms, sharp fellow, sharp blade, devotee, enthusiast, zealot, meddler, intermeddler, intriguer, busybody, pickthank, hummer, hustler, live man, rustler, active, brisk, brisk as a lark, brisk as a bee, lively, animated, vivacious, alive, alive and kicking, frisky, spirited, stirring, nimble, nimble as a squirrel, agile, light-footed, nimble-footed, featly, tripping, quick, prompt, yare, instant, ready, alert, spry, sharp, smart, fast, quick as a lamplighter, expeditious, awake, broad awake, go-ahead, live wide-awake, forward, eager, strenuous, zealous, enterprising, in earnest, resolute, industrious, assiduous, diligent, sedulous, notable, painstaking, intent, indefatigable, unwearied, unsleeping, never tired, plodding, hard-working, businesslike, workaday, bustling, restless, restless as a hyena, fussy, fidgety, pottering, busy, busy as hen with one chicken, working, at work, on duty, in harness, up in arms, on one's legs, at call, up and doing, up and stirring, busy, occupied, hard at work, hard at it, up to one's ears in, full of business, busy as a bee, busy as a one-armed paperhanger, meddling, meddlesome, pushing, officious, overofficious, intrigant, astir, stirring, agoing, afoot, on foot, in full swing, eventful, on the alert, actively, with life and spirit, with might and main &c, with haste, with wings, full tilt, in mediis rebus, Int, be alive, look alive, look sharp!, move on, push on!, keep moving!, go ahead!, stir your stumps!, age quod agis!, jaldi!, karo!, step lively!, carpe diem, seize the day, nulla dies sine linea, nec mora nec requies, the plot thickens, No sooner said than done, veni vidi vici, catch a weasel asleep, abends wird der Faule fleissig, dictum ac factum, schwere Arbeit in der Jugend ist sanfte Ruhe im Al, hard work in youth means soft rest in age, the busy hum of men.

Motion

N motion, movement, move, going, unrest, stream, flow, flux, run, course, stir, evolution, kinematics, telekinesis, step, rate, pace, tread, stride, gait, port, footfall, cadence, carriage, velocity, angular velocity, clip, progress, locomotion, journey, voyage, transit, restlessness, mobility, movableness, motive power, laws of motion, mobilization, moving, in motion, transitional, motory, motive, shifting, movable, mobile, mercurial, unquiet, restless, nomadic, erratic, under way, on the move, on the wing, on the tramp, on the march, eppur si muove, es bildet ein Talent sich in der Stille, sich ein Charakter in dem Strom der Welt.

Music

N music, concert, strain, tune, air, melody, aria, arietta, piece of music, work, number, opus, sonata, rondo, rondeau, pastorale, cavatina, roulade, fantasia, concerto, overture, symphony, variations, cadenza, cadence, fugue, canon, quodlibet, serenade, notturno, dithyramb, opera, operetta, oratorio, composition, movement, stave, passamezzo, toccata, Vorspiel, instrumental music, full score, minstrelsy, tweedledum and tweedledee, band, orchestra, concerted piece, potpourri, capriccio, vocal music, vocalism, chaunt, chant, psalm, psalmody, hymn, song, canticle, canzonet, cantata, bravura, lay, ballad, ditty, carol, pastoral, recitative, recitativo, solfeggio, Lydian measures, slow music, slow movement, adagio, minuet, siren strains, soft music, lullaby, dump, dirge, pibroch, martial music, march, dance music, waltz, solo, duet, duo, trio, quartet, quartett, septett, part song, descant, glee, madrigal, catch, round, chorus, chorale, antiphon, antiphony, accompaniment, second, bass, score, bourdon, drone, morceau, terzetto, composer, musician, musical, instrumental, vocal, choral, lyric, operatic, harmonious, Wagnerian, adagio, largo, larghetto, andante, andantino, alla capella, maestoso, moderato, allegro, allegretto, spiritoso, vivace, veloce, presto, prestissimo, con brio, capriccioso, scherzo, scherzando, legato, staccato, crescendo, diminuendo, rallentando, affettuoso, obbligato, pizzicato, desto, in notes by distance made more sweet, like the faint exquisite music of a dream, music arose with its voluptuous swell, music is the universal language of mankind, music's golden tongue, the speech of angels, will sing the savageness out of a bear, music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.


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