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Synonyms and Antonyms of motive

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motive

synonym (synonym of motive)

  • (noun.tops)
    the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction more.. (noun.tops)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    causing or able to cause motion (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    impelling to action (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with motive)

hypernym (motive IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration (noun.artifact)
    a decorative or artistic work (noun.artifact)
     
  • a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music (noun.communication)
    (music) melodic subject of a musical composition (noun.communication)
     
  • 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 (noun.tops)
    a feature of the mental life of a living organism (noun.tops)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF motive relation)

  • a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music (noun.communication)
    a persistent but subordinate motif (noun.communication)
     
  • 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 (noun.tops)
    a motive for living (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    an instinctive motive (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    motivation based on ideas of right and wrong (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    an actuating force or factor (noun.motive)
     

derivation (.... is derived from motive)

  • causing or able to cause motion (adj.all)
    machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the power or ability to move (noun.attribute)
     
  • impelling to action (adj.all)
    the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction more.. (noun.tops)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of motivating; providing incentive (noun.act)
     
  • 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 (noun.tops)
    give an incentive for action (verb.creation)
     
  • (adj.all)
    impelling to action (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to motivation (adj.pert)
     
synonym similar hypernym hyponym derivation motivation need motif motor motivating motivative causative psychological feature design figure idea melodic theme musical theme life rational motive irrational motive impulse ethical motive ethics actuate incite motivating motivative motivational motivation

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