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Synonyms for engine
ˈɛn dʒənen·gine

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Wiktionary

  1. enginenoun

    Synonyms:
    motor

  2. enginenoun

    To assault with an engine.

    To engine and batter our walls. \uE00027131 T. Adams.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  3. enginenoun

    To equip with an engine; said especially of steam vessels.

    Vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  4. enginenoun

    A device to convert energy into useful mechanical motion, especially heat energy

    Synonyms:
    motor

  5. enginenoun

    A powered locomotive used for pulling cars on railways.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  6. enginenoun

    A person or group of people which influence a larger group.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  7. enginenoun

    the brain or heart.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  8. enginenoun

    A software system, not a complete program, responsible for a technical task (as in layout engine, physics engine).

    Synonyms:
    motor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enginenoun

    motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work

    Synonyms:
    railway locomotive, locomotive, locomotive engine

  2. enginenoun

    something used to achieve a purpose

    "an engine of change"

    Synonyms:
    railway locomotive, locomotive, locomotive engine

  3. locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotivenoun

    a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks

    Synonyms:
    railway locomotive, locomotive, locomotive engine

  4. enginenoun

    an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.

    "medieval engines of war"

    Synonyms:
    railway locomotive, locomotive, locomotive engine

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enginenoun

    Synonyms:
    machine

  2. enginenoun

    Synonyms:
    implement, instrument, weapon, agent, means

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enginenoun

    Synonyms:
    locomotive, mogul, traction engine

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How to use engine in a sentence?

  1. Joe DellaVedova:

    Operations are fully-restored, with engine fixes in place in production and in the fleet.

  2. Roman Zitzelsberger:

    This deal guarantees that the most important engine of the economy at the moment, private consumption, will continue to perform at a high level.

  3. Elmar Degenhart:

    We developed and supplied the engine controllers in line with VW's specifications. The installation and tuning of the software, the so-called calibration, was done by VW.

  4. Jennifer Homendy:

    What we wanted to see was, where were the life jackets, where were the lifeboats, what did the engine room look like, i wanted to see what the bunk room looked like and what smoke detectors were there, what fire extinguishers were available and the layout in general.

  5. Chief Executive Matthias Mueller:

    Our assumption that fundamental interferences with the engine are necessary have not come true.

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