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-motive moving, or relating to motion.
motive an idea, need, desire, or impulse that causes a person to act in a particular way or do a particular thing; reason. [2 definitions]
motiveless combined form of motive.
mot juste (French) the exact word or phrase for the situation.
motley made up of a contrasting variety of types, appearances, or the like; very heterogeneous. [4 definitions]
motmot any of a variety of tropical American birds related to the kingfisher that have long tails and blue or green plumage, and that dig out tunnels in which they nest.
motocross a cross-country race for lightweight motorcycles over rough terrain.
motor a device that causes or increases motion or power, esp. an engine or machine. [5 definitions]
motorbike a small motorcycle with a light frame. [2 definitions]
motorboat a boat driven by a motor mounted inside or outside the hull. [2 definitions]
motorcade a procession of motor vehicles for ceremonial or security purposes.
motorcar an automobile; car.
motorcycle a two-wheeled motor vehicle having a heavy frame and an uncovered engine. [2 definitions]
motor home a large van with living quarters.
motor hotel see motel.
motorist a person who drives or rides in an automobile.
motorize to install a motor or motors in. [2 definitions]
motorless combined form of motor.
motorman the operator of an electrified vehicle such as a subway train, trolley, streetcar, or the like. [2 definitions]
motor pool a group of vehicles maintained for use by the members of a particular business or agency, or a unit of the military.
motor scooter a light, two-wheeled, gas-powered vehicle with two small wheels and a seat over the engine for the driver.