Complete Definition of "motion"

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English

Etymology
From OF. #French|motion.

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˈməʊʃən/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]@n/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˈmoʊʃən/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-motion.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-əʊʃən|-əʊʃən

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable A state of progression from one place to another.
  2. countable A change of position with respect to time.
  3. physics A change from one place to another.

#: John kept making motions under the table to Elise.

  1. countable A parliamentary action to propose something.

#: The motion to amend is now open for discussion.

Synonyms
state of progression from one place to another
movement

change from one place to another
move
movement

Derived terms
Brownian motion
perpetual motion
perpetual motion machine

Translations
trans-top|state of progression from one place to another
Arabic: Arab|حركة IPAchar|(ħáraka) f
Chinese: 动作 (dòngzuò)
Dutch: beweging f
Finnish: liike
French: mouvement m
German: Bewegung f
Hebrew: תנועה|תְּנוּעָה (t’nu‘ah) f
Hungarian: mozgás, ürülés
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Italian: movimento m
Japanese: 動き (うごき, ugoki)
Korean: 운동 (undong)
Portuguese: movimento m
Russian: движение (dvižénije) n
Spanish: movimiento m
Swedish: rörelse c
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trans-top|change of place or position
Finnish: liike
French: mouvement m
trans-mid
Portuguese: movimento m, deslocamento m
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trans-top|parliamentary proposal
French: #French|motion f
trans-mid
Latin: motio f
Portuguese: moção f
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To gesture indicating a desired movement.

#: He motioned for me to come closer.

Related terms
emotion
motile
motive
move
movement

Category:1000 English basic words


French

Etymology
From L. motio, noun of action from perfect passive participle motus, having been moved, from verb movere, move, + noun of action suffix -io

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. #Noun|motion (4)

#: Il s'agit d'une motion de censure.

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