Synonyms of motor


1. motor, machine

usage: machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

2. motor, agent

usage: a nonspecific agent that imparts motion; "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"


1. drive, motor, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"


1. centrifugal, motor(prenominal), efferent (vs. afferent), motorial

usage: conveying information to the muscles from the CNS; "motor nerves"

2. motive(prenominal), motor, causative (vs. noncausative)

usage: causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"

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Definition and meaning of motor (Dictionary)