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Synonyms for engine
ˈɛn dʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. engine(noun)

    motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work

    Synonyms:
    railway locomotive, locomotive, locomotive engine

  2. engine(noun)

    something used to achieve a purpose

    "an engine of change"

    Synonyms:
    railway locomotive, locomotive, locomotive engine

  3. locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive(noun)

    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. engine(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. engine(noun)

    Synonyms:
    motor

  2. engine(noun)

    To assault with an engine.

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

    Synonyms:
    motor

  3. engine(noun)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    motor

  4. engine(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    motor

  5. engine(noun)

    A powered locomotive used for pulling cars on railways.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  6. engine(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    motor

  7. engine(noun)

    the brain or heart.

    Synonyms:
    motor

  8. engine(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    motor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. engine(n.)

    Synonyms:
    machine

  2. engine(n.)

    Synonyms:
    implement, instrument, weapon, agent, means

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. engine(n)

    Synonyms:
    locomotive, mogul, traction engine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "engine":

    motor, engines, motors, driver, locomotive, moteur, machines, tractive, machinery, powerhouse

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How to use engine in a sentence?

  1. Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko:

    If we don't have a competitive engine, we will leave Formula One.

  2. Harley Earl:

    I remember him stepping on the accelerator, i remember the roar of the engine. I remember the smile that spread across my face when he'd go fast ... and slow down ... and go through an S turn. It's a feeling I only had once in my lifetime. And it was a great feeling.

  3. Peter Keller:

    When you go in the engine room of a ship, you're typically gonna put gloves on, you're gonna put a boiler suit on, you're gonna do that, because it's dirty, you go into the engine room of ... our first LNG-powered container ship and it looks like it just came out of the yard yesterday.

  4. The International Automobile Federation:

    The The FIA, in agreement with FOM( the commercial rights holder), suggested the principle of setting a maximum price for engine and gearbox for client teams at the last Strategy Group meeting, these measures were put to the vote and adopted with a large majority.

  5. Volvo Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson:

    The diesel engine will be more expensive and we need to fulfill the 95 grammes. Then the twin engine is a very attractive alternative.


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