Definition of put in/into motion
- They will be taking steps to put the divorce proceedings in/into motion.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: 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
: to signal by a movement or gesture
: to direct by a motion
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