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We found 62 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word motion:
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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. Motion, motion: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. motion, motion: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. motion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. motion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. motion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. motion, motion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Motion, motion: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. motion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. motion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. motion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. motion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. motion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. motion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. motion (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. motion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. motion: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. motion: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Motion (American football), Motion (Calvin Harris album), Motion (Lee Konitz album), Motion (The Cinematic Orchestra album), Motion (The Mayfield Four EP), Motion (album), Motion (democracy), Motion (disambiguation), Motion (football), Motion (geometry), Motion (gridiron football), Motion (law), Motion (legal), Motion (parliamentary procedure), Motion (physics), Motion (software), Motion (surveillance software), Motion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Motion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. motion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. motion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. motion, motion (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. motion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Motion: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. Motion: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. motion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. motion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. motion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. motion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. motion: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  31. motion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. motion (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. motion: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. MOTION: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  3. Motion: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (14 matching dictionaries)
  1. motion: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Motion: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  3. motion: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. motion: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. MOTION: DS Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Motion: DivorceNet.com (Annotated Divorce Law Dictionary) [home, info]
  8. motion: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  9. MOTION, MOTION: Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology [home, info]
  10. Motion: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  11. MOTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  12. Motion (legal), motion: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  13. motion: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  14. Motion: GLOSSARY OF LEGISLATIVE TERMS [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. motion: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Motion: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. motion: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. motion: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. MOTION: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. MOTION: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. motion: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Motion: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Motion: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Motion: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Motion: Explosives [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (motion)

noun:  the act of changing location from one place to another ("Police controlled the motion of the crowd")
noun:  a change of position that does not entail a change of location ("The reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise")
noun:  a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote ("He made a motion to adjourn")
noun:  a state of change ("They were in a state of steady motion")
noun:  the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
noun:  a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
noun:  an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object ("The cinema relies on apparent motion")
verb:  show, express or direct through movement

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Phrases that include motion:   motion sickness, harmonic motion, motion study, set in motion, motion picture camera, more...

Words similar to motion:   gesticulate, gesticulation, gesture, motional, motioned, motioning, motionless, motionlessly, motionlessness, move, movement, question, apparent motion, apparent movement, more...

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