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English adjective: motor

1. motor conveying information to the muscles from the CNS


SamplesMotor nerves.


Synonymscentrifugal


Similarefferent, motorial


Antonymsafferent

2. motor causing or able to cause motion


SamplesA motive force.
Motive power.
Motor energy.


Synonymsmotive


Similarcausative


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


Synonymsdrive


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


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Entailride


Verb groupdrive, take


Domain categorydriving









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