What is movement?

  • (noun): A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
    Synonyms: motion
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on movement, movements:

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
... leading figure of the early women's rights movement ... 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 ...
Vorticism
... Vorticism, an 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 general, is critical of ... The movement is also commonly referred to as the alter-globalization movement, anti-globalist movement, anti-corporate globalization movement, or movement ... note the term is vague "anti-globalization movement" activities may include attempts to demonstrate sovereignty, practice local democratic decision-making, or restrict the international transfer of ...
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 ...

More definitions of "movement":

  • (noun): A general tendency to change (as of opinion).
    Example: "A broad movement of the electorate to the right"
    Synonyms: drift, trend
  • (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 change of position that does not entail a change of location.
    Example: "Movement is a sign of life"
    Synonyms: motion, move, motility
  • (noun): A euphemism for defecation.
    Example: "He had a bowel movement"
    Synonyms: bowel movement, bm
  • (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): 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): The act of changing the location of something.
    Example: "The movement of cargo onto the vessel"
  • (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 driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock).
    Example: "It was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
  • (noun): A major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata.
    Example: "The second movement is slow and melodic"

Famous quotes containing the word movement:

    There is no example in history of a revolutionary movement involving such gigantic masses being so bloodless.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    Every little movement has a meaning all its own.
    Otto Harbach (1873–1963)

    The director is simply the audience. So the terrible burden of the director is to take the place of that yawning vacuum, to be the audience and to select from what happens during the day which movement shall be a disaster and which a gala night. His job is to preside over accidents.
    Orson Welles (1915–1984)