What is movement?

  • (noun): The driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock).
    Example: "It was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on movement, movements:

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
... was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement ... is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United States ... Unlike many of those involved in the women's rights movement, Stanton addressed various issues pertaining to women beyond voting rights ...
Zionist Youth Movement - Modern Movements
... Zionist youth movements, both in Israel and the diaspora, continue to play a large role in community organisation, Jewish education, welfare, politics and activism ... While upholding and adjusting their individual movement ideologies, diaspora movements commonly idealise Jewish continuity and identity in opposition to cultural assimilation ... Movements generally focus on education for school-age youths, who are known as chanichim (Hebrew for educatees singular chanich/a), approximately aged 8 to 18 ...
Turners
... A German gymnastic movement was started by Turnvater (turners' father) Friedrich Ludwig Jahn in the early 19th century when Germany was occupied by Napoleon ... The Turner movement in Germany was generally liberal in nature, and many Turners took part in the Revolution of 1848 ... After its defeat, the movement was suppressed and many Turners left Germany, some emigrating to the United States ...
Vorticism
... offshoot of Cubism, was a short-lived modernist movement in British art and poetry of the early 20th century ... The movement was announced in 1914 in the first issue of BLAST, which contained its manifesto and the movement's rejection of landscape and nudes in favour of a geometric style tending towards abstraction ...
Globalization - Support and Criticism - Critiques - Anti-globalization Movement
... Main article Anti-globalization movement Anti-globalization, or counter-globalisation, consists of a number of criticisms of globalization but, in ... The movement is also commonly referred to as the alter-globalization movement, anti-globalist movement, anti-corporate globalization movement, or movement against neoliberal globalization ... Thompson note the term is vague "anti-globalization movement" activities may include attempts to demonstrate sovereignty, practice local democratic decision-m ...

More definitions of "movement":

  • (noun): A major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata.
    Example: "The second movement is slow and melodic"
  • (noun): A euphemism for defecation.
    Example: "He had a bowel movement"
    Synonyms: bowel movement, bm
  • (noun): A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.
    Example: "The movement to end slavery"
    Synonyms: campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort
  • (noun): A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
    Synonyms: motion
  • (noun): An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object.
    Example: "The succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"
    Synonyms: apparent motion, motion, apparent movement
  • (noun): A group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals.
    Example: "He was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"
    Synonyms: social movement, front
  • (noun): The act of changing the location of something.
    Example: "The movement of cargo onto the vessel"
  • (noun): The act of changing location from one place to another.
    Example: "The movement of people from the farms to the cities"
    Synonyms: motion, move
  • (noun): A general tendency to change (as of opinion).
    Example: "A broad movement of the electorate to the right"
    Synonyms: drift, trend
  • (noun): A change of position that does not entail a change of location.
    Example: "Movement is a sign of life"
    Synonyms: motion, move, motility

Famous quotes containing the word movement:

    The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
    Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929)

    ... contemporary black women felt they were asked to choose between a black movement that primarily served the interests of black male patriarchs and a women’s movement which primarily served the interests of racist white women.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    What stunned me was the regular assertion that feminists were “anti-family.” . . . It was motherhood that got me into the movement in the first place. I became an activist after recognizing how excruciatingly personal the political was to me and my sons. It was the women’s movement that put self-esteem back into “just a housewife,” rescuing our intelligence from the junk pile of “instinct” and making it human, deliberate, powerful.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)