Movement in a sentence as a noun

Yes, Stallman's a loon - although as an aside I think that every good movement needs its loons.

The only thing that's bad for the Free Software movement is worrying about who the leader is.

For their pains, their careers were destroyed by the people who run the current mainstream conservative movement.

The baby boomers, of course, also had their moment of subversiveness in the form of the civil rights movement.

You have to give the guy some credit; Stallman believes in the free software movement, fights for it, and refuses to compromise his rights or values.

I've been waiting and hoping for the anti-carousel movement to gain cultural traction among web developers for some time.

A successful movement for greater freedom requires great courage, and a degree of social trust among the movement participants that is not easy to find.

You can see from the disconnect between hashrate, difficulty and price that a large part of Bitcoin price and market movement is speculation and emotion driven.

Doctors then gave Eckert an enema and forced him to have a bowel movement in the presence of a nurse and policeman, according to a lawsuit that Eckert filed.

What I do have a problem with is what the OP described: he doesn't belong at the head of a major organization, nor does he belong at the apex of the free software movement.

The idea behind the flat painting movement is that you can discern what was called "optical depth" without using traditional perspective to mimic the depth you see with stereoscopic vision.

The neo-flat movement is based on the idea that you don't need to underline hyperlinks or add perspective based shadows and gradients to distinguish what a button is because you can just use colors alone or make everything a link.

It pains me to see so many people, who quite likely rely on emacs, Xcode with gcc, gnu coreutils, or an operating system that would've never been possible without the Free software movement, sit around and ridicule RMS because he eats toe jam or really, really likes parrots.

" and "The handmade movement is an extravagantly wasteful alternative to a factory in China to give rich white people an opportunity to demonstrate their social superiority over people who use functionally equivalent objects produced in an efficient fashion.

People who have different upbringings in different geographic areas are of course going to be biased towards certain views, and it's a bit unfair to chastise them for not completely realigning their viewpoints overnight for something that has probably been the fastest and most productive civil rights movement, maybe ever.

Seriously, last time this came up on HN the majority of the discussion was about how horrible it is that this movement uses the phrase "learn to code" rather than "learn to program".Now it's ad hominem attacks against musicians/artists advocating literacy and education -- and what do those attacks say?

Movement definitions


a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"

See also: motion move motility


the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"

See also: motion move


a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

See also: motion


a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"

See also: front


a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata; "the second movement is slow and melodic"


a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"

See also: campaign cause crusade drive effort


an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object; "the cinema relies on apparent motion"; "the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"

See also: motion


a euphemism for defecation; "he had a bowel movement"


a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"

See also: drift trend


the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"


the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"