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Synonyms for locomotive
ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ tɪvlo·co·mo·tive

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. locomotive

    Synonyms:
    migratory

    Antonyms:
    stationary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotiveadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    engine, railway locomotive, locomotive engine

  2. locomotive, locomotoradjective

    of or relating to locomotion

    Synonyms:
    locomotor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. locomotiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    able to move from place to place

  2. locomotivenoun

    Synonyms:
    locomotive engine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "locomotive":

    locomotives, lokomotiv, engine, powerhouse, tugboat

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How to use locomotive in a sentence?

  1. Mohamed El-Erian:

    I am not a buyer...that this is a crash. I think China has the ability to control a soft landing, but China is no longer a locomotive of global growth, and that has implications for companies and it has implications for commodities markets.

  2. Michael Feroli:

    The trend in consumer spending growth still looks very solid, consumers remain the locomotive of the economy.

  3. Aldous Huxley:

    To us, the moment 8:17 A.M. means something - something very important, if it happens to be the starting time of our daily train. To our ancestors, such an odd eccentric instant was without significance - did not even exist. In inventing the locomotive, Watt and Stevenson were part inventors of time.

  4. Brandon Bostian:

    Unfortunately, the last memory I have on the way back is approaching and passing the platforms in North Philadelphia, the next thing that I remember is when I came to my senses, I was standing up in the locomotive cab after the accident.

  5. Marc Ostwald:

    There is a lot of concern about the global growth outlook, and as much as people are welcoming better trends in the euro zone, they know it's not going to be a locomotive for growth.

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