Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] a change of position that does not entail a change of location.

Synonyms

  • adduction
  • headshaking
  • sweep
  • eurythmics
  • retroflection
  • fetal movement
  • standing
  • motility
  • wave
  • jerking
  • eversion
  • saccade
  • gesture
  • reciprocation
  • prostration
  • inclining
  • everting
  • shutting
  • circumduction
  • quiver
  • squatting
  • toss
  • wiggle
  • motion
  • kneel
  • stroke
  • wriggle
  • squirm
  • change
  • lurch
  • eurhythmics
  • retraction
  • move
  • pitch
  • straddle
  • squat
  • upending
  • reclining
  • jolt
  • kneeling
  • kicking
  • body English
  • inversion
  • inclination
  • jerk
  • closing
  • waver
  • sitting
  • flutter
  • foetal movement
  • pitching
  • disturbance
  • opening
  • retroflexion
  • rotation
  • rotary motion
  • quivering
  • reach
  • headshake
  • flicker
  • dart
  • eurythmy
  • kick
  • abduction
  • stretch
  • span
  • vibration
  • eye movement
  • flit
  • eurhythmy
  • posing
  • reaching
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • opening
  • obscurity
  • prominence
  • running

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Civil Rights Movement

  • self-improvement
  • improvement

Example sentences of the word civil-rights-movement


1. Noun Phrase
While no major gains for women were made during the 1950s, the civil rights movement was extremely successful.

2. Noun Phrase
Jackson is the capital of Mississippi and was a major player in the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

3. Noun Phrase
An event that occurred in Scottsboro is considered by many to be the start of the civil rights movement.

2. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] the act of changing location from one place to another.

Synonyms

  • approach
  • advancement
  • locomotion
  • forward motion
  • onward motion
  • descent
  • displacement
  • maneuver
  • lunge
  • ascension
  • procession
  • hurry
  • migration
  • speed
  • slippage
  • approaching
  • motion
  • change
  • lurch
  • return
  • ascent
  • slide
  • move
  • vacillation
  • traveling
  • following
  • crawl
  • progression
  • swing
  • progress
  • swinging
  • shift
  • rush
  • play
  • ascending
  • coming
  • coast
  • pursuit
  • stream
  • manoeuvre
  • translation
  • shifting
  • flow
  • haste
  • rushing
  • pursual
  • speeding
  • rise
  • hurrying
  • travel
  • travelling
  • chase
  • advance

Antonyms

  • inelasticity
  • stand still
  • open
  • defeat

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

3. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • occurrence
  • repercussion
  • tectonic movement
  • wave
  • pedesis
  • throw
  • approaching
  • turning
  • whirl
  • squeeze
  • motion
  • stroke
  • seek
  • jitter
  • commotion
  • periodic motion
  • Brownian movement
  • occurrent
  • rebound
  • bend
  • bending
  • crustal movement
  • deflection
  • Brownian motion
  • natural event
  • passage
  • backlash
  • deflexion
  • heave
  • happening
  • kick
  • twist
  • passing
  • cam stroke
  • wrench
  • moving ridge
  • change of location
  • wring
  • wobble
  • turn
  • travel
  • undulation
  • periodic movement

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

4. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals.

Synonyms

  • falun gong
  • social group
  • Free French
  • Fighting French
  • artistic movement
  • art movement
  • religious movement
  • Zionist movement
  • reform movement
  • Boy Scouts
  • ecumenism
  • oecumenism
  • common front
  • front
  • political movement
  • Zionism
  • Civil Rights movement
  • cultural movement

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

5. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.

Synonyms

  • anti-war movement
  • campaigning
  • drive
  • ad blitz
  • war
  • candidacy
  • ad campaign
  • gay liberation movement
  • youth movement
  • effort
  • fund-raising campaign
  • fund-raising effort
  • gay lib
  • candidature
  • women's liberation movement
  • reform
  • fund-raising drive
  • women's lib
  • crusade
  • advertising campaign
  • consumerism
  • campaign
  • feminism
  • lost cause
  • feminist movement
  • cause
  • political campaign
  • venture
  • charm campaign
  • youth crusade

Antonyms

  • impermanent
  • irregular
  • immobility
  • immotility

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

6. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata.

Synonyms

  • piece of music
  • sonata
  • piece
  • opus
  • intermezzo
  • composition
  • scherzo

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

7. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object.

Synonyms

  • apparent motion
  • optical illusion
  • apparent movement

Antonyms

  • clean
  • unstring
  • stabilize
  • better

Etymology

  • movement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • movimentum (Latin)

8. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military.

Antonyms

  • unrefined

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

9. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others.

Synonyms

  • polite

Antonyms

  • uncivil
  • impoliteness

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

10. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] of or in a condition of social order.

Synonyms

  • civilised

Antonyms

  • discourtesy
  • impolite

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)
Synonym.com