Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

in motion

Definition of in motion

  1. 1 :  moving <She's a very busy person who's constantly in motion.> <He likes taking photographs of people in motion.>

  2. 2 :  begun and proceeding <The plan is in motion.>



Word by Word Definitions

motionplay
  1. :  an act, process, or instance of changing place :  movement

    :  an active or functioning state or condition

    :  an impulse or inclination of the mind or will

  1. :  to signal by a movement or gesture

    :  to direct by a motion


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up in motion? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).