Republicans, who opposed the measure, motioned to have the bill sent back to committee, effectively killing it off.
He was lying down, and I was seated, and he motioned for me to come over.
One day he motioned from his desk that he had something to tell me.
Mabrouka motioned for me to sit down on a bench in a corner of the room, which was set up to look like a living room.
I motioned him to a seat on a bench under the electric light, and sat down beside him.
He then motioned to him to be silent, and proceeded with his queries.
She motioned to him to ride on, and he thought it best to do so.
Then a desperate idea seized me, and I motioned Hardy to leave the room.
He was speechless, but he motioned to Bonham, who ran up to continue the fight.
The orderly saluted and then motioned for Dave and Freddy to walk out ahead of him.
late 14c., "suggestion; process of moving," from Old French mocion "movement, motion; change, alteration" (13c.), from Latin motionem (nominative motio) "a moving, a motion; an emotion," from past participle stem of movere "to move" (see move (v.)). Motion picture attested from 1896.
late 15c., "to request, petition" (obsolete), from motion (n.). The sense in parliamentary procedure first recorded 1747; with meaning "to guide or direct by a sign, gesture, movement" it is attested from 1787. Related: Motioned; motioning.
motion mo·tion (mō'shən)
The act or process of changing position or place.
The manner in which the body or a body part moves.