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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 of motor machine, engineWords Related to motor 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 of motor auto, automobile, bus, horseless carriage, machine, car, motorcar, motor vehicle, wheels [slang]Words Related to motor 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 of motor 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, zoomWords Related to motor 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 of motor 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 of motor crawl, creep, poke

  2. 2 to travel by a motorized vehicle motoring along the highway at the speed limit Synonyms of motor automobile, drive, toolWords Related to motor roll, wheel; joyride; chauffeur, hack, taxi; ride; drag, race



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