Definition of motion :
1. A proposal or suggestion looking to action or progress; esp., a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly; as, a motion to adjourn.
2. A puppet show or puppet.
3. An application made to a court or judge orally in open court. Its object is to obtain an order or rule directing some act to be done in favor of the applicant.
4. Change in the relative position of the parts of anything; action of a machine with respect to the relative movement of its parts.
5. Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts.
6. Direction of movement; course; tendency; as, the motion of the planets is from west to east.
7. Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity.
8. Power of, or capacity for, motion.
9. The act, process, or state of changing place or position; movement; the passing of a body from one place or position to another, whether voluntary or involuntary; - opposed to rest.
10. To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat.
11. To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat.
12. To make proposal; to offer plans.
13. To propose; to move.
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activity (part of speech: noun)
action (part of speech: noun)
indicate (part of speech: verb)
cue, mark, label, note, guide, signal, gesticulate, notify, nod, point out, symbolize, flag, wave, shrug, alert, point, denote, wink, prompt, designate, brand, beckon, stamp, tag, nudge, ticket, gesture, betoken, indicate
indication (part of speech: noun)
crest, denotation, logotype, gesticulation, figuration, hint, banner, indication, insignia, pointer, token, key, emblem, notation, legend, guidepost, signpost, designation, lighthouse, marker, semaphore, sign, symbol, logo, badge, icon, beacon
motion (part of speech: noun)
- He did not put his army in motion until after having written this letter. - "Waterloo", Hilaire Belloc.
- But light and motion and a grand future are waiting for such as he. - "Weighed and Wanting", George MacDonald.
- If you take it, well and good; if you don't, the law will be set in motion to- day, and it will take its course to the end. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.