motion

  • 1 motion — mo·tion 1 n [Anglo French, from Latin motion motio movement, from movēre to move] 1: a proposal for action; esp: a formal proposal made in a legislative assembly made a motion to refer the bill to committee 2 a: an application made to a court or… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 motion — [ mosjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. motio 1 ♦ Vx Action de mouvoir (⇒ impulsion); mouvement. ♢ (sens repris au XXe) Psychan. Motion pulsionnelle : la pulsion en tant que modification psychique (pulsion en acte). 2 ♦ (1775; angl. motion) Mod …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Motion — Mo tion, n. [F., fr. L. motio, fr. movere, motum, to move. See {Move}.] 1. 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Motion — may refer to: Motion (physics), any movement or change in position or place .... Motion (legal), a procedural device in law to bring a limited, contested matter before a court Motion (democracy), a formal step to introduce a matter for… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 motion — n Motion, movement, move, locomotion, stir mean the act or an instance of moving. Motion is the appropriate term in abstract use for the act or process of moving, without regard to what moves or is moved; in philosophical and aesthetic use it is… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 motion — mo‧tion [ˈməʊʆn ǁ ˈmoʊ ] noun [countable] a suggestion that is made formally at a meeting and then decided on by voting: • The motion was carried (= accepted ) by 15 votes to 10. • I d like to propose a motion to move the weekly meetings to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 Motion — Mo tion, v. t. 1. To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat. [1913 Webster] 2. To propose; to move. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I want friends to motion such a matter. Burton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 motion — [n1] movement, action act, advance, agitation, ambulation, body English*, change, changing, direction, drift, dynamics, flow, fluctuation, flux, full swing*, gesticulation, gesture, high sign*, inclination, kinetics, locomotion, mobility,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 motion — [mō′shən] n. [ME mocioun < L motio (gen. motionis), a moving < motus, pp. of movere,MOVE] 1. the act or process of moving; passage of a body from one place to another; movement 2. the act of moving the body or any of its parts 3. a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Motion — Mo tion, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Motioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Motioning}.] 1. To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat. [1913 Webster] 2. To make proposal; to offer plans. [Obs.] Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 motion — A request filed with the Court for a specific action to be taken. (Bernstein s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012. motion A request filed with the Court for a specific action to be taken …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 12 motion — Motion, Motio, Motus, huius motus. Petite motion, Motiuncula …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 13 Motĭon — (v. lat. Motio), 1) Bewegung; bes. Bewegung des Körpers als diätetischer Gegenstand; 2) im parlamentarischen Sprachgebrauch der mündliche Antrag, welcher auf irgend einen Gegenstand (ein Gesetz, eine Maßregel etc.) gemacht wird; 3) (Grammat.),… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Motion — (lat.), Bewegung, besonders die des Körpers in diätetischer Hinsicht; in der Sprachlehre die Abwandlung der Haupt und Beiwörter nach dem Geschlecht; dann in dem frühern parlamentarischen Sprachgebrauch ein in der Kammer gestellter Antrag (vgl.… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Motion — Motiōn (lat.), Bewegung; geistige Anregung; parlamentarisch (veraltet) s.v.w. Antrag …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Motion — Motion, lat. deutsch. Bewegung; in der Grammatik die Geschlechtsverwandlung durch eine Endsilbe; in der parlamentarischen Sprache soviel als Antrag …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Motion — Motion,die:⇨Antrag(1) …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 18 motion — ► NOUN 1) the action of moving. 2) a movement or gesture. 3) a piece of moving mechanism. 4) a formal proposal put to a legislature or committee. 5) Brit. an emptying of the bowels. 6) Brit. a piece of excrement. ► …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 -mōtion — ● tappet …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 motion — motional, adj. motioner, n. /moh sheuhn/, n. 1. the action or process of moving or of changing place or position; movement. 2. power of movement, as of a living body. 3. the manner of moving the body in walking; gait. 4. a bodily movement or… …

    Universalium


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