Definitions For Motion


  • The act of changing location from one place to another
  • A change of position that does not entail a change of location
  • The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  • A formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote
  • A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  • An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
  • A state of change
  • An act or process of moving
  • A movement of your body or of a part of your body
  • A formal suggestion or proposal that is made at a meeting for something to be done


  • Show, express or direct through movement
  • To make a movement of your hand, head, etc., that tells someone to move or act in a certain way

Is Motion a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Motion is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Motion in a Sentence

  • She has a simple golf swing with no wasted motion.
  • The rhythmic motions of the waves
  • He caught the ball and flipped it back to me in one fluid motion.
  • The guard motioned us through the gate.
  • She motioned to her assistant.
  • She motioned at the empty chair beside her and told me to sit down.

Synonyms for Motion

Antonyms for Motion

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