HyperDic: motor

English > 5 senses of the word motor:
NOUNartifactmotormachine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
objectmotora nonspecific agent that imparts motion
VERBmotionmotor, drivetravel or be transported in a vehicle
ADJECTIVEallmotor, centrifugalconveying information to the muscles from the CNS
allmotor, motivecausing or able to cause motion
motor > pronunciation
Soundsmow'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > motor: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconveying information to the muscles from the CNS.
Example"motor nerves"
Synonymcentrifugal
Broaderefferent, motorialOf nerves and nerve impulses
Spanishcentrífugo, motor
Catalanmotor
English > motor: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCausing or able to cause motion.
Example "motor energy"
Synonymmotive
Broadercausativeproducing an effect
Spanishmotor, motriz
Catalanmotor, motriu
Nounsmotormachine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
motora nonspecific agent that imparts motion
English > motor: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningmachine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion.
Narrowerelectric motorA motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
enginemotor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
stepper, stepping motorA motor (especially an electric motor) that moves or rotates in small discrete steps
BroadermachineAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Spanishmotor
Catalanmotor
Adjectivesmotorcausing or able to cause motion
Verbsmotortravel or be transported in a vehicle
motorizeequip with armed and armored motor vehicles
motorizeequip with a motor
motorizeequip with a motor vehicle
English > motor: 5 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA nonspecific agent that imparts motion.
Example"happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"
BroaderagentAn active and efficient cause
Adjectivesmotorcausing or able to cause motion
English > motor: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtravel or be transported in a vehicle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey motor up the hill
Example "They motored to London for the theater"
Synonymdrive
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
EntailsrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Broadertransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
travel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar todrive, takeproceed along in a vehicle
Spanishconducir, impulsar, manejar
Catalanconduir, impulsar
Nounsmotormachine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
motoringthe act of driving an automobile
motoristsomeone who drives (or travels in) an automobile

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