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How to Pronounce motion?

Correct pronunciation for the word "motion" is [mˈə͡ʊʃən], [mˈə‍ʊʃən], [m_ˈəʊ_ʃ_ə_n].

Definition of motion

  1. Act of moving; change of position; the passing of a body from one place to another; a movement; power of movement; impulse: a proposition made in a deliberative assembly; action of the bowels.
  2. To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; to make proposals. See Move. Motion in court, an occasional application of the court, by the parties or their counsel, for the purpose of obtaining some rule or order of court which becomes necessary in the progress of a cause. Quantity of motion, the product of the mass or moving body by the velocity. Absolute motion, that which is independent of any other motion or retarding power. Angular motion, the motion of a body as referred to a centre about which it revolves. Accelerated motions, those which are continually increasing or diminishing in velocity, while equable motion continues uniform. Laws of motion, three axioms, which have been shown by Sir Isaac Newton, as follows:-(1) every body perseveres in its state of rest, or uniform motion in a straight line, until a change is effected by the agency of some external force; (2) any change effected in the quiescence or motion of a body, is in the direction of the force impressed, and is proportional to it in quantity; and (3) action and reaction are equal and in contrary directions.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for motion?

What is the present tense of Motion?

  • The personal forms of the verb "motion" in the present tense (simple present) are as follows:

  • - I motion

  • - You motion

  • - He motions

  • - She motions

  • - It motions

  • - We motion

  • - They motion
  • What is the past tense of Motion?

  • The personal forms of the verb "motion" in the past tense are as follows:

  • - I motioned

  • - You motioned

  • - He motioned

  • - She motioned

  • - It motioned

  • - We motioned

  • - You motioned

  • - They motioned
  • What is the adverb for motion?

    The adverb for the word "motion" is "motionlessly".

    What is the adjective for motion?

    The adjective form of the word "motion" is "motionless".

    Usage over time for motion:

    This graph shows how "motion" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of motion?

    The plural of the "motion" can be the "motions".

    What is the singular form of motion?

    The singular of the "motion" can be the "motion".

    Synonyms for Motion:


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