- The definition of locomotion is motion or the ability to move from one place to another.
When a train goes from a station in New York to a station in Pennsylvania, this is an example of locomotion.
motion, or the power of moving, from one place to another
Origin of locomotionloco- + motion
- The act of moving from place to place.
- The ability to move from place to place.
Origin of locomotionLatin locō, from a place, ablative of locus, place + motion.