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English adjective: motor

1. motor conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

SamplesMotor nerves.


Similarefferent, motorial


2. motor causing or able to cause motion

SamplesA motive force.
Motive power.
Motor energy.



Antonymsnoncausal, noncausative

English noun: motor

1. motor (artifact) machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

Broader (hypernym)machine

Narrower (hyponym)electric motor, engine, stepper, stepping motor

2. motor (object) a nonspecific agent that imparts motion

SamplesHappiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action.

Broader (hypernym)agent

English verb: motor

1. motor (motion) travel or be transported in a vehicle

SamplesWe drove to the university every morning.
They motored to London for the theater.

ExamplesThey motor up the hill


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Verb groupdrive, take

Domain categorydriving

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