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mōtābĭlis, e, adj. [moto], moving, that moves: anima, Vulg. Gen. 1, 21.

mōtăcilla, ae, f., the white water-wagtail: motacilla, quod semper movet caudam, Varr. L. L. 5, § 76 Müll.; Plin. 37, 10, 56, § 156; Arn. 7, 223.

mōtārĭum, ii, n., lint (post-class.), Cael. Aur. Tard. 3, 8, 134.

mōtātĭo, ōnis, f. [moto], frequent motion, motion (eccl. Lat.), Tert. Anim. 45.

mōtātor, ōris, m. [moto], a mover (postclass.), Tert. Anim. 12: motator sali Neptunus, Arn. 3, 118.

mōtĭo, ōnis, f. [moveo], a moving, motion; a removing (class.).

  1. I. Lit.: principium motionis, Cic. Fat. 19, 43: corporum, id. N. D. 2, 58, 145: ab ordine motio, a removing, Dig. 47, 20, 3.
    Abstr., motion: ipsum animumquasi quamdam continuatam motionem, Cic. Tusc. 1, 10, 22.
    1. B. In partic., in medicine, an ague-fit, Cels. 3, 5, 28.
  2. II. Trop.: motiones animi, emotions or affections of the soul (old reading), Cic. Ac. 1, 8; better, notionibus.

mōtĭto, āre, v. freq. a. [moto], to move often, move about (post-class.), Gell. 9, 6, 3 dub.

mōtĭuncŭla, ae, f. dim. [motio], a slight motion, shaking; in medicine, an attack of fever (post-Aug.), Sen. Ep. 53, 6: tentatus in Campaniā motiunculis levibus, Suet. Vesp. 24 init.

mōto, āvi, ātum, 1, v. freq. a. [moveo], to keep moving, move about (poet.): Zephyris motantibus, Verg. E. 5, 5; cacumina quercūs, id. ib. 6, 28: lacertos, Ov. M. 11, 674.
Pass.: fundamenta parietesque quati et motari videntur, Jul. Val. Rer. Gest. Alex. 1, 10.

mōtor, ōris, m. [moveo], a mover, that which keeps a thing in motion (poet.): cunarum fueras motor, Charideme, mearum, i. e. hast rocked me, Mart. 11, 39, 1.

mōtōrĭus, a, um, adj. [motor], moving, that has motion (post-class.).

  1. I. Adj.: modus agendi, a stirring, bustling, noisy style of playing (opp. statarius), Don. Ter. Ad. prol. 24; id. ad argum. And.; Prisc. p. 590 P.
  2. II. Subst.: mōtōrĭum, ii, n., the power of motion, Tert. Anim. 14.

1. mōtus, a, um, Part. and P. a., v. moveo fin. B.

2. mōtus, ūs, m. [moveo], a moving, motion (freq. and class.).

  1. I. Lit.
    1. A. In gen.: orbes, qui versantur contrario motu, Cic. Rep. 6, 17, 17: deus motum dedit caelo, id. Univ. 6: natura omnia ciens et agitans motibus et mutationibus suis, id. N. D. 3, 11, 27: motus astrorum ignoro, Juv. 3, 42.
      Poet.: futuri, departure, Verg. A. 4, 297: sub Aurorae primos excedere motus, Luc. 4, 734: crebri terrae, i. e. earthquakes, Curt. 4, 4, 20; 8, 11, 2.
    2. B. In partic., artistic movement, gesticulation, dancing: haud indecoros motus more Tusco dabant, gesticulated, Liv. 7, 2: Ionici, dances, Hor. C. 3, 6, 21: Cereri dare motūs, to perform dances, dance, Verg. G 1, 350: palaestrici, the motions of wrestlers, Cic. Off. 1, 36, 130.
      Of the gestures of an orator, Cic. Brut. 30, 116.
      Of military movements, evolutions: ut ad motūs concursūsque essent leviores, Nep. Iph. 1, 4.
    3. C. Transf., a stage in the growth of a plant: tres esse motūs in vite, seu potius in surculo, naturales: unum quo germinet: alterum quo floreat: tertium quo maturescat, Col. 4, 28, 2.
  2. II. Trop.
    1. A. In gen., of the mind or heart, a movement, operation, impulse, emotion, affection, passion, agitation, disturbance (syn.: affectus, perturbatio): cum semper agitetur animus, nec principium motus habeat, Cic. Sen. 21, 78: motūs animorum duplices sunt, alteri cogitationis, alteri appetitūs, id. Off. 1, 36, 130: motūs animi nimii, i. e. perturbationes, id. ib. 1, 38, 136: mentis meae, id. Att. 3, 8, 4: animi motus et virtutis gloriam esse sempiternam, id. Sest. 68, 143: tres quae dulcem motum afferunt sensibus, sensation, id. Fin. 2, 3, 10: Manto, divino concita motu, impulse, inspiration, Ov. M. 6, 158.
    2. B. In partic.
      1. 1. A political movement, sudden rising, tumult, commotion.
          1. (α) In a good sense: Italiae magnificentissimus ille motus, Cic. pro Dom. 56, 142.
          2. (β) Rebellion, sedition: omnes Catilinae motūs conatūsque prohibere, Cic. Cat. 2, 12, 26: motum afferre rei publicae, id. ib. 2, 2, 4: populi, id. de Or. 2, 48, 199: servilis, a rising of the slaves, insurrection, Liv. 39, 29: motum in re publicā non tantum impendere video, quantum tu aut vides, aut ad me consolandum affers, a change, alteration, Cic. Att. 3, 8, 3.
      2. 2. In rhet., a trope (= immutatio verborum, Cic.), Quint. 9, 1, 2; cf. id. 8, 5, 35.
      3. 3. A motive (post-Aug.): audisti consilii mei motūs, Plin. Ep. 3, 4, 9.

mŏvĕo, mōvi, mōtum, 2 (sync., mōstis for movistis, Mart. 3, 67, 1; mōrunt for moverunt, Sil. 14, 141), v. a. and n. [Sanscr. mīv, set in motion; Gr. ἀμείβω, change; cf.: momentum, mutare].

  1. I. Act., to move, stir, set in motion; to shake, disturb, remove, etc. (syn.: cieo, agito, ago, molior).
    1. A. Lit.: movit et ad certos nescia membra modos, Tib. 1, 7, 38: ut festis matrona moveri jussa diebus, to dance, Hor. A. P. 232: moveri Cyclopa, to represent a Cyclop by dancing (gesticulating), id. Ep. 2, 2, 125: et fila sonantia movit, struck, Ov. M. 10, 89: citharam cum voce, id. ib. 5, 112: tympana, id. H. 4, 48; to disturb: novis Helicona cantibus, Manil. Astron. 1, 4: signum movere loco, to move from the place, Cic. Div. 1, 35, 77: os, Cels. 8, 2: gradum, i. e. to go forward, advance, Sen. Thyest. 420: se, to move or bestir one’s self: move ocius te, Ter. And. 4, 3, 16: praecepit eis, ne se ex eo loco moverent, not to stir from the spot, Liv. 34, 20; Caes. B. G. 3, 15: castra, to break up, remove: postero die castra ex eo loco movent, Caes. B. G. 1, 15; ellipt. without castra: postquam ille Canusio moverat, Cic. Att. 9, 1, 1: movisse a Samo Romanos audivit, Liv. 37, 28, 4.
      Pass. reflex.: priusquam hostes moverentur, Liv. 37, 19, 18: hostem statu, to drive from his position, dislodge, id. 30, 18: aliquem possessione, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 45, § 116: heredes, to eject, id. Off. 3, 19, 76: tribu centurionem, to turn out, expel, id. de Or. 2, 67, 272; so, aliquem de senatu, id. Clu. 43, 122; the same also without senatu, Hor. S. 1, 6, 20: senatorio loco, to degrade, Liv. 39, 42, 6: ex agro, Cic. Fam. 13, 5, 2: move abs te moram, remove, cast off, Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 10: consulem de sententiā, to cause to recede, to dissuade, Liv. 3, 21: litteram, to take away, Cic. Fin. 3, 22, 74.
      Prov.: omnis terras, omnia maria movere, to turn the world upside down, Cic. Att. 8, 11, 2.
      1. 2. Transf.
        1. a. To excite, occasion, cause, promote, produce; to begin, commence, undertake: exercitatione sudor movetur, is promoted, produced, Cels. 2, 17: alvum, Cato, R. R. 115: dolorem, id. ib. 7, 4: lacrimas, to cause, Quint. 6, 1, 26: fletum populo, Cic. de Or. 1, 53, 228: risum, id. ib. 2, 62, 281: alicui exspectationem, id. Att. 2, 14, 1: indignationem, Liv. 4, 50, 1: misericordiam, Cic. de Or. 2, 69, 278: suspicionem, id. Part. 33, 114: ego istaec moveo, aut curo? begin, commence, Ter. And. 5, 4, 18: bellum, Cic. Off. 1, 11, 37; Liv. 23, 48, 6: jam pugna se moverat, was going on, Curt. 8, 14, 6: cantūs, Verg. A. 10, 163: tantum decus, begin, Manil. Astron. 1, 42; cf. Verg. A. 7, 45: nominis controversiam, to begin, Tac. Dial. 25 init.; cf. Cels. 3, 3, § 25; Dig. 37, 10, 4: litem, ib. 4, 3, 33: actionem, ib. 19, 1, 10: mentionem rei, to make mention, Liv. 28, 11, 9: sacra, Val. Fl. 3, 540: movere ac moliri aliquid, to undertake any thing that excites disturbance, Liv. 23, 39: ne quid moveretur, id. 35, 13.
        2. b. To shake, to cause to waver, to alter: alicujus sententiam, to change, cause to waver, Cic. Att. 7, 3, 6: sententiam regis, Liv. 35, 42, 6.
        3. c. To present, offer an oblation: ferctum Jovi moveto, Cato, R. R. 134.
        4. d. To disturb, concern, trouble, torment one: men moveat cimex Pantilius? Hor. S. 1, 10, 78: Armeniosne movet, Romana potentia cujus Sit ducis? Luc. 7, 282; cf. Val. Fl. 7, 131. intoleranda vis aestūs omnium ferme corpora movit, Liv. 25, 26: strepitu fora vestra, Juv. 2, 52.
        5. e. Of plants, to put forth: si se gemmae nondum moveant, do not yet appear, Col. 11, 2, 26: de palmite gemma movetur, is produced, Ov. Tr. 3, 12, 13.
        6. f. To exert, exercise: inter principia condendi hujus operis, movisse numen ad indicandam tanti imperii molem traditur deos, Liv. 1, 55, 3 (cf.: se movere, I. A. supra): artis opem, Ov. F. 6, 760.
        7. g. = mutare, to change, transform: quorum Forma semel mota est, Ov. M. 8, 729: nihil motum antiquo probabile est, Liv. 34, 54, 8.
        8. h. In mal. part., Plaut. Am. 4, 1, 43.
    2. B. Trop., to move, affect, excite, inspire: ut pulcritudo corporis movet oculos et delectat, charms, Cic. Off. 1, 28, 98: quae me causae moverint, id. Att. 11, 5, 1: fere fit, quibus quisque in locis miles inveteravit, uti multum earum regionum consuetudine moveatur, is much affected, influenced, Caes. B. C. 1, 44: aliquem ad bellum, to stir up, excite, Liv. 35, 12, 5: movet feroci juveni animum conploratio sororis, stirs his anger, id. 1, 26, 3; cf. id. 21, 38, 3; 23, 31, 11: numina Dianae, to irritate, provoke, Hor. Epod. 17, 3: multa movens animo, to revolve, ponder, meditate, Verg. A. 3, 34: moverat plebem oratio consulis, had stirred, made an impression on, Liv. 3, 20: judicum animos, Quint. 6, 2, 1: acutule moveri, keenly affected, Aug. Conf. 3, 7: neque illud me movet, quod, Caes. ap. Cic. Att. 9, 16, A. 2: affectus, Quint. 6, 1, 7: moveor etiam ipsius loci insolentiā, Cic. Deiot. 2, 5: nil moveor lacrimis, Prop. 3, 23, 25 (4, 25, 5): absiste moveri, be not disturbed, Verg. A. 6, 399: quos sectis Bellona lacertis Saeva movet, inspires, Luc. 1, 565 (al. monet): ut captatori moveat fastidia, excites nausea in, Juv. 10, 202.
  2. II. Neutr., to move itself, move (very rare): terra dies duodequadraginta movit, an earthquake, Liv. 35, 40, 7; 40, 59, 7.
    In pass.: reptile quod movetur, which moves itself, Vulg. Gen. 1, 26 saep.
    Hence,
    1. A. mŏvens, entis, P. a., movable (class.): ex praedā, quae rerum moventium sit, movable things (as clothes, arms, furniture), Liv. 5, 25, 6: voluptas, that consists in motion, Cic. Fin. 2, 10, 31: furtum rerum moventium, Gell. 11, 18, 13.
      Plur. subst.: quaedam quasi moventia, motives, Cic. Tusc. 5, 24, 68.
      Hence, adv.: mŏventer, movingly, affectingly (late Lat.), Schol. Bob. ad Cic. Mil. 7, n. 4.
    2. B. mōtus, a, um, P. a., moved, affected, disturbed (poet. and in post-class. prose): Ithaci digressu mota Calypso, Prop. 1, 15, 9: dictis, Ov. Tr. 4, 10, 23: precibus, Curt. 6, 5, 23.