How Do You Spell MOVEMENTS?

Correct spelling for the English word "Movements" is [m_ˈuː_v_m_ə_n_t_s], [mˈuːvmənts], [mˈuːvmənts]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of MOVEMENTS

  1. The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.

Common Misspellings for MOVEMENTS

Below is the list of 319 misspellings for the word "movements".

Usage Examples for MOVEMENTS

  1. Several of these inquiries had reference to the movements of the army and navy, but some questions were personal to myself. - "In the Yellow Sea" by Henry Frith
  2. There has never been any mystery about my movements. - "Jan and Her Job" by L. Allen Harker
  3. So swiftly that the eye could hardly follow his movements, he leaped to one side and his own hand shot up. - "Giants on the Earth" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  4. My wife, standing still, watched my movements, looking out of the corner of her eyes without turning her head. - "The Wife and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
  5. I am kept informed as to his movements. - "The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting