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motor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of motor

  1. 1 a device that changes energy into mechanical motion <the device was equipped with a small electrical motor to make the gears spin> Synonyms machine, engineRelated Words converter, transformer; appliance, mechanism; equipment, tool; mill

  2. 2 a self-propelled passenger vehicle on four wheels <went shopping for a new automobile at Valley Motors> Synonyms auto, automobile, bus, horseless carriage, machine, car, motorcar, motor vehicle, wheels [slang]Related Words coach, jitney, microbus, minibus, minivan, omnibus, van; convertible, fastback, hardtop, hatchback, notchback, ragtop, sports car, sport-utility vehicle, station wagon, SUV, town car, wagon, woody (or woodie); compact, coupe (or coupé), intermediate, limousine, mini, minicar, sedan, subcompact, V-8; gas-guzzler, land yacht; muscle car, stock car, turbocar; beater, clunker, crate, flivver, jalopy, junker; cream puff; phaeton, roadster, tin lizzie, touring car; hybrid




motor

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of motor

  1. 1 to proceed or move quickly <effortlessly motored past the other runners for a first-place finish> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, hurry, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke

  2. 2 to travel by a motorized vehicle <motoring along the highway at the speed limit> Synonyms automobile, drive, toolRelated Words roll, wheel; joyride; chauffeur, hack, taxi; ride; drag, race




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