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Synonyms for motor
ˈmoʊ tərmo·tor

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  1. motornoun


  2. motornoun

    describing neurons that create the ability to move


  3. motornoun

    A motor car, or automobile.


  4. motornoun

    a small internal combustion engine, especially a powerful one for the size (as in motorboat, motor car).


  5. motornoun

    An electric motor.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. motornoun

    machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

    noncausative, afferent, noncausal

  2. motoradjective

    a nonspecific agent that imparts motion

    "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"

    noncausal, noncausative, afferent

  3. centrifugal, motor(a)adjective

    conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

    "motor nerves"

    afferent, noncausative, noncausal

  4. motive(a), motorverb

    causing or able to cause motion

    "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"

    afferent, noncausal, noncausative

  5. drive, motorverb

    travel or be transported in a vehicle

    "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"

    push back, push, aim, force, tug, repel, drive, labour, repulse, get, ride, take, ram, beat back, force back, labor

    noncausative, afferent, noncausal

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How to use motor in a sentence?

  1. Steven Zeiler:

    Our study adds new strong and convincing evidence that there is a sensitive period following stroke where it’s easiest to relearn motor movements— a topic that is still debated among stroke researchers.

  2. Nickey Janse van Rensburg:

    For us, Ilanga is a technology platform to develop students and technology and promote energy innovation, similar to what F1 racing does for the motor industry.

  3. Elliot Richard Haut:

    That’s more than breast cancer and motor vehicle collisions combined, which is staggering.

  4. David Schwebel:

    Tricycles are valuable tools to help children develop critical gross motor skills like balance, coordination and strength, any tricycle, when used carefully in a supervised situation, is likely to be a positive activity for children.

  5. Paul Vitrano:

    They’re not transportation vehicles and shouldn’t be used in lieu of a motor vehicle.

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