motion [-s] n

L. motus.

  1. Effect of impulse; action from either an internal or external force.
  2. Persuasive force.
  3. Proposal made; proposition offered.
  4. Practical, regulated movement of the body.
  5. Working of God in the soul.
  6. Mechanized movement.
  7. Power of movement; life.

motion [-ed] v

Fr. < L.

  1. make a motion; movement intending action.