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Another word for movement

  1. The act or process of moving

      1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
      3. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. The act or process of changing position or place.
      2. A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
      3. Active operation:
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  2. A change in normal place or position

      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. a rearranging or being rearranged
      2. a new arrangement
      3. a redistribution of atoms or atomic groups within a molecule, forming the molecule of a different substance
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. The act of disturbing:
      2. The condition of being disturbed:
      3. Something that disturbs, as a commotion, scuffle, or public tumult.
      1. The act of displacing.
      2. The condition of having been displaced.
      3. A reaction in which an atom, radical, ion, or molecule replaces another in a compound.
      1. The act or process of dislocating or the state of having been dislocated:
      2. Displacement of a body part, especially the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position.
      3. An imperfection in the crystal structure of a metal or other solid resulting from an absence of an atom or atoms in one or more layers of a crystal.
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  3. A calculated change in position

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
      2. A controlled change in movement or direction of a moving vehicle or vessel, as in the flight path of an aircraft.
      3. A strategic or tactical military or naval movement.
      1. A gradual process in which something changes into a different and usually more complex or better form.
      2. A result of this process; a development:
      3. Change in the genetic composition of a population during successive generations, often resulting in the development of new species. The mechanisms of evolution include natural selection acting on the genetic variation among individuals, mutation, migration, and genetic drift.
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  4. An organized effort to accomplish a purpose

      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
      1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
      2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence:
      3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
      1. Any of the military expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries to recover control of the Holy Land from the Muslims.
      2. A holy war undertaken with papal sanction.
      3. A concerted effort or vigorous movement for a cause or against an abuse:
      1. A series of military operations undertaken to achieve a large-scale objective during a war:
      2. An operation or series of operations energetically pursued to accomplish a purpose:
      3. To engage in an operation planned to achieve a certain goal:

Another word for movement

  1. The state of moving

  2. An example of movement

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  3. A trend

      1. Altered from an originally straight or even condition:
      2. Determined to take a course of action:
      3. Corrupt; venal.
      1. A characteristic likelihood:
      2. A predisposition to think, act, or proceed in a particular way:
      3. A characteristic pattern or point of view:
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
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