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motive synonyms

pronunciation:motive 's definition
  • motivation, need
    Definition: noun. the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"

  • motif
    Definition: noun. a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration

  • motif
    Definition: noun. a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music

  • motivative, motivating
    Definition: adjective. impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments"

  • motor
    Definition: adjective. causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"

  • Translation
    • motive 's definition:the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
    • motive in Chineseadj.引起运动的,发动的,运动的;成为(行动的)动机的。n.1.动机,动因;主旨;目的。2.(艺术作品的)主题;题材。短语和例子vt.1.= motivate.2.成为(艺术作品的)主题。
    • motive in French:motivé音标:[mɔtive]动词变位提示:motivé是motiver的变位形式adj.1.
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