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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.

Synonyms:

relocation, apologies, campaign, high sign, consummation, quorum, query, examination, flight, interrogative, execution, defense, proceedings, exhibit, evidence, proposition, give the high sign, apparent movement, interrogation, minutes, social movement, transfer, exertion, continuance, crusade, habeas corpus, case, session, suggestion, front, inquiry, move, changing, stir, exploit, proceeding, drive, question, movement, trend, transit, feat, apparent motion, effect, doing, cause, act, avert your eyes/gaze/head etc., plan, doubt, drift, interrogative sentence, shifting, closing argument, gesticulate, toss your head/hair back, agenda, toss, deposition, consideration, shift, disturbance, head, proposal, mover, express, signalize, incline, gesture, doubtfulness, resolution, enquiry, dubiousness, lift, accomplishment, bm, motility, docket, bob your head, transaction, work, change, appearance, bowel movement, duck, achievement, tilt.

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