motor

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English[edit]

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An electric motor.

Etymology[edit]

Latin moto ‎(I set in motion).

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Noun[edit]

motor ‎(plural motors)

  1. A machine or device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, or imparts motion.
  2. (colloquial) A motor car, or automobile.
    • 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, “chapter I”, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
      It was flood-tide along Fifth Avenue; motor, brougham, and victoria swept by on the glittering current; pretty women glanced out from limousine and tonneau; young men of his own type, silk-hatted, frock-coated, the crooks of their walking sticks tucked up under their left arms, passed on the Park side.
  3. (figuratively) A source of power for something, an inspiration, a driving force.
  4. Any protein capable of converting chemical energy into mechanical work.

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Adjective[edit]

motor ‎(not comparable)

  1. (biology) describing neurons that create the ability to move
    She has excellent motor skills.

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Verb[edit]

motor ‎(third-person singular simple present motors, present participle motoring, simple past and past participle motored)

  1. To drive around leisurely in a motorised vehicle.
  2. (slang) To leave.
    I gotta motor.

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Asturian[edit]

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motor m ‎(plural motores)

  1. engine, motor (mechanical device)

Catalan[edit]

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motor m ‎(feminine motora, masculine plural motors, feminine plural motores)

  1. motor

Noun[edit]

motor m ‎(plural motors)

  1. motor

Czech[edit]

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motor m

  1. engine, motor

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  • motor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • motor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːtɔr/, [ˈmoːtˢɒ]

Noun[edit]

motor c (singular definite motoren, plural indefinite motorer)

  1. motor, engine

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Dutch[edit]

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motor m ‎(plural motoren, diminutive motortje n)

  1. engine (mechanical device)
  2. (short for motorrijwiel) motorbike

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmotor]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mo‧tor

Noun[edit]

motor ‎(plural motorok)

  1. engine, motor

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative motor motorok
accusative motort motorokat
dative motornak motoroknak
instrumental motorral motorokkal
causal-final motorért motorokért
translative motorrá motorokká
terminative motorig motorokig
essive-formal motorként motorokként
essive-modal
inessive motorban motorokban
superessive motoron motorokon
adessive motornál motoroknál
illative motorba motorokba
sublative motorra motorokra
allative motorhoz motorokhoz
elative motorból motorokból
delative motorról motorokról
ablative motortól motoroktól
Possessive forms of motor
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. motorom motorjaim
2nd person sing. motorod motorjaid
3rd person sing. motorja motorjai
1st person plural motorunk motorjaink
2nd person plural motorotok motorjaitok
3rd person plural motorjuk motorjaik

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Interlingua[edit]

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Noun[edit]

motor ‎(plural motores)

  1. motor

Latin[edit]

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mōtor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of mōtō

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

motor m ‎(definite singular motoren, indefinite plural motorer, definite plural motorene)

  1. engine, motor

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

motor m ‎(definite singular motoren, indefinite plural motorar, definite plural motorane)

  1. engine, motor

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Polish[edit]

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motor m inan

  1. (colloquial) motorcycle
  2. engine

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French moteur, from Latin motor.

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motor m ‎(feminine singular motora, masculine plural motores, feminine plural motoras, comparable)

  1. motive

Noun[edit]

motor m (plural motores)

  1. motor
  2. engine

Romanian[edit]

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motor n ‎(plural motoare)

  1. engine

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin motor.

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mòtōr m ‎(Cyrillic spelling мо̀то̄р)

  1. engine, motor
  2. (colloquial) motorcycle

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Slovene[edit]

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mótor m inan ‎(genitive mótorja, nominative plural mótorji)

  1. engine

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

motor m ‎(feminine singular motora, masculine plural motores, feminine plural motoras)

  1. moving

Noun[edit]

motor m ‎(plural motores)

  1. engine

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

motor c

  1. engine, motor

Declension[edit]

Inflection of motor 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative motor motorn motorer motorerna
Genitive motors motorns motorers motorernas

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

motor

  1. engine (mechanical device)


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at engine. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see motor in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian motore

Noun[edit]

motor m (plural motori) or motor m (plural moturi)

  1. motor, engine