- a principal division or section of a sonata, symphony, or the like.
- motion; rhythm; time; tempo.
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OTHER WORDS FROM movementcoun·ter·move·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for movement
The FBI has identified the movement as a potential domestic terrorist threat.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Plenty of nonprofits are pushing sustainable harvesting of palm oil and an international movement, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, is signing up companies to pledge to employ smart environmental practices.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
Agencies made similar moves two years ago in the wake of the Me Too movement.‘It’s all been plan, plan, plan mode:’ Agencies have big ideas for greater diversity, but more action is needed|Seb Joseph|September 15, 2020|Digiday
The movement of other players has been neglected for a long time.
By the time we get to the final movement, the suspense is palpable.Beethoven’s 5th Symphony is a lesson in finding hope in adversity|Charlie Harding|September 11, 2020|Vox
Even in the parts of the movement he does cover, some people and efforts are missing.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
DeCrow would come to lead a movement against this practice, suing the Hotel Syracuse in 1969 and calling for protests and sit-ins.
Though the bar closed soon after, a movement had been sparked, and when it reopened in 1990, history was revived.
It happened and it was a group of maybe 200 in a movement that has drawn tens of thousands in New York alone.
And I would like for this generation to define its own movement.
But the watcher made no movement, nor could I hear a sound, save that of the rising wind playing its dirge through the woods.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
This time he did not regain his poise, but with a movement that seemed half a leap, half a fall, launched himself into mid-air.Hour of Enchantment|Roy J. Snell
Carloads were much heavier, and were more regular in movement.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
When you are expelled from the Communist movement, does this affect whether or not you get out of the country?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The shape of the glottis is also modified in numerous ways by the movement of the tongue and mandibles.Our Bird Comrades|Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
British Dictionary definitions for movement
- the act, process, or result of moving
- an instance of moving
- a group of people with a common ideology, esp a political or religious one
- the organized action of such a group
- the evacuation of the bowels
- the matter evacuated
Medical definitions for movement
Cultural definitions for movement
In music, a self-contained division of a long work; each movement usually has its own tempo. A long, undivided composition is said to be in one movement.