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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. 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. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] a general tendency to change (as of opinion).

Synonyms

  • tendency
  • evolutionary trend
  • disposition
  • inclination
  • drift
  • gravitation

Antonyms

  • fearlessness
  • motionlessness
  • moving
  • nonmoving

Etymology

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

9. movement

noun. ['ˈmuːvmənt'] the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock).

Synonyms

  • clock
  • action mechanism
  • action
  • ticker

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • fall
  • steady
  • boo

Etymology

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

10. foetal

adjective. of or relating to a fetus.

Etymology

  • fetus (Latin)
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