|1.||a. the act, process, or result of moving|
|b. an instance of moving|
|2.||the manner of moving|
|3.||a. a group of people with a common ideology, esp a political or religious one|
|b. the organized action of such a group|
|4.||a trend or tendency in a particular sphere|
|5.||the driving and regulating mechanism of a watch or clock|
|6.||(often plural) a person's location and activities during a specific time|
|7.||a. the evacuation of the bowels|
|b. the matter evacuated|
|8.||music a principal self-contained section of a symphony, sonata, etc, usually having its own structure|
|9.||tempo or pace, as in music or literature|
|10.||fine arts the appearance of motion in painting, sculpture, etc|
|11.||prosody the rhythmic structure of verse|
|12.||a positional change by one or a number of military units|
|13.||a change in the market price of a security or commodity|
movement move·ment (mōōv'mənt)
The act or an instance of moving; a change in place or position.
An evacuation of the bowels; defecation.
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.