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  Definition of Motor
  1. machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  2. a nonspecific agent that imparts motion; "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"
  3. travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"
  4. causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"
Similar Words: drive, motive(a)

 

Hyponyms: electric motor, engine, stepper, stepping motor

 

Grouped Verbs: drive, take

 

Entailments: ride

 

Derivational Morphology: motorize, mechanize, mechanise, motorise, drive, motorist, automobilist, motoring, driveway, private road, parkway, ride

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: motor   Chinese: 马达  
Croatian: motor   Dutch: motor  
Finnish: moottori   French: moteur  
German: Motor   Greek: μηχανή  
Italian: motore   Japanese: モーター  
Korean: 모터   Maltese: mutur  
Portuguese: motor   Russian: мотор  
Spanish: motor  
 
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