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A written request submitted to a court or judge requesting a ruling or order in that party’s favor.


 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
motion (noun)
1.
a) an act, process, or instance of changing place - movement
b) an active or functioning state or condition - set the divorce proceedings in motion
2.
an impulse or inclination of the mind or will
3.
a) a proposal for action , especially a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly
b) an application made to a court or judge to obtain an order, ruling, or direction
4.
obsolete
a) a puppet show
b) - puppet
5.
- mechanism
6.
a) an act or instance of moving the body or its parts - gesture
b) - activities movements
7.
melodic change of pitch
motion (verb)
intransitive verb
transitive verb
to signal by a movement or gesture - the pitcher motioned to the catcher to direct by a motion - motioned me to the seat
Motion (biographical name)
Sir Andrew 1952–     British poet; poet laureate (1999–2009)
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
motion (noun)
the act or an instance of changing position
SYNONYMS:
motion, move, shift, shifting, stir, stirring
RELATED WORDS:
dislocation, migration, relocation; locomotion, mobility, motility, motivity; fiddling, fidgeting, squirm, squirming, twitching, wriggling, writhing; flailing, flapping, waving
NEAR ANTONYMS:
immobility; inertia, inertness, stillness; cessation, discontinuance, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, pause, shutdown, shutoff, stop, stoppage, surcease, termination
motionlessness
motion (verb)
to direct or notify by a movement or gesture
SYNONYMS:
beckon, flag, gesture, signal, wave
RELATED WORDS:
nod; gesticulate, mime, pantomime, sign; signalize; acquaint, advise, inform, relate, tell; flourish, shrug
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