Learner's definition of MOVEMENT
1 a : the act or process of moving people or things from one place or position to another
[count] b : the act of moving from one place or position to another
[count] c : the act of moving your body or a part of your body
the graceful movements of a dancer
careful and precise movements
2 movements [plural] : a person's actions or activities
3 a : a series of organized activities in which many people work together to do or achieve something
b : the group of people who are involved in such a movement
She started a movement [=campaign] for political reform.
There's a movement afoot to rename the town.
a book about the history of the civil rights movement
4 a : a noticeable change in the way people behave or think
[noncount] b : a noticeable change in a situation
5 [count], music : a main section of a longer piece of music 6 [count], medical : an act of passing solid waste from the body
— called also bowel movement