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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)

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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. eye

noun. ['ˈaɪ'] the organ of sight.

Synonyms

  • third eyelid
  • eye muscle
  • uveoscleral pathway
  • orb
  • cornea
  • sensory receptor
  • peeper
  • epicanthus
  • crystalline lens
  • sense organ
  • choroid
  • lid
  • arteria lacrimalis
  • sclerotic coat
  • ciliary artery
  • nictitating membrane
  • OD
  • vena lacrimalis
  • sclera
  • oculus dexter
  • simple eye
  • ciliary body
  • ocellus
  • visual system
  • eyelid
  • receptor
  • lacrimal apparatus
  • eyeball
  • stemma
  • pupillary sphincter
  • uvea
  • oculus sinister
  • OS
  • lens of the eye
  • central artery of the retina
  • ocular muscle
  • naked eye
  • lacrimal vein
  • human face
  • epicanthic fold
  • conjunctiva
  • musculus sphincter pupillae
  • compound eye
  • face
  • lens
  • arteria centralis retinae
  • retina
  • lacrimal artery
  • optic
  • aperture
  • canthus
  • choroid coat
  • palpebra
  • iris
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

8. eye

verb. ['ˈaɪ'] look at.

Synonyms

  • look

Antonyms

  • low status
  • lie

9. eye

noun. ['ˈaɪ'] good discernment (either visually or as if visually).

Synonyms

  • discernment
  • sagacity
  • judgement
  • sagaciousness

Antonyms

  • back
  • uncover
  • peripheral
  • terminal

10. eye

noun. ['ˈaɪ'] attention to what is seen.

Synonyms

  • attention

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning

Example sentences of the word eye-movement


1. Noun Phrase
Dogs must leave light sleep, often called slow-wave sleep or SWS, and enter deeper sleep known as rapid-eye movement, or REM.

2. Noun Phrase
A cat having a seizure will often foam at the mouth, tongue out, and will have uncontrolled, erratic eye movement.

3. Noun Phrase
It takes humans about 90 minutes to enter the deep period of sleep known as rapid-eye movement deep sleep (REM sleep).

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