Motion

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Successive change of place.
<- N
PARAG:Motion->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ motion
motion
movement
move
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ going
going
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unrest
unrest
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stream
stream
flow
flux
run
course
stir
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ evolution
evolution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ kinematicss
kinematicss
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ telekinesis
telekinesis
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ step
step
rate
pace
tread
stride
gait
port
footfall
cadence
carriage
velocity
angular velocity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ clip
clip
progress
locomotion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ journey
journey
&c. 266
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ voyage
voyage
&c. 267
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ transit
transit
&c. 270
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ restlessness
restlessness
&c.(changeableness) 149
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mobility
mobility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ movableness
movableness
motive power
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ laws of motion
laws of motion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mobilization
mobilization
PARAG:Motion->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be in motion
be in motion
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ move
move
go
hie
gang
budge
stir
pass
flit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hover about
hover about
hover round
hover about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shift
shift
slide
glide
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ roll
roll
roll on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ flow
flow
stream
run
drift
sweep along
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wander
wander
&c.(deviate) 279
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ walk
walk
&c. 266
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ change one's place
change one's place
shift one's place
change one's quarters
shift one's quarters
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dodge
dodge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep going
keep going
keep moving
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put in motion
put in motion
set in motion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ move
move
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ impel
impel
&c. 276
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ propel
propel
&c. 284
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render movable
render movable
mobilize
PARAG:Motion->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ moving
moving
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in motion
in motion
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ transitional
transitional
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ motory
motory
motive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ shifting
shifting
movable
mobile
mercurial
unquiet
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ restless
restless
&c.(changeable) 149
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ nomadic
nomadic
&c. 266
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ erratic
erratic
&c. 279
PARAG:Motion->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under way
under way
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the move
on the move
on the wing
on the tramp
on the march

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