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Valid words made from Motor

You can make 28 words from 'motor' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'motor'

MOTOR 7 

4 letters words from 'motor'

MOOR 6MOOT 6
MORT 6ROOM 6
ROOT 4ROTO 4
TOMO 6TOOM 6
TORO 4 

3 letters words from 'motor'

MOO 5MOR 5
MOT 5OOM 5
OOR 3OOT 3
ORT 3ROM 5
ROO 3ROT 3
TOM 5TOO 3
TOR 3 

2 letters words from 'motor'

MO 4OM 4
OO 2OR 2
TO 2 

All 5 letters words made out of motor

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word motor. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in motor.

Definitions and meaning of motor

motor

Etymology

From Latin mōtō (I set in motion).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈməʊtə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmoʊtɚ/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧tor

Noun

motor (plural motors)

  1. A machine or device that converts other energy forms into mechanical energy, or imparts motion.
  2. (colloquial) A motor car, or automobile.
  3. (figuratively) A source of power for something; an inspiration; a driving force.
  4. Any protein capable of converting chemical energy into mechanical work.
  5. (Christianity, archaic, poetic) The controller or prime mover of the universe; God.
  6. (prison slang) The fermenting mass of fruit that is the basis of pruno, or "prison wine".
    Synonym: kicker

Alternative forms

  • motour (obsolete)

Synonyms

  • engine

Derived terms

Related terms

  • motoric

Descendants

  • Japanese: モーター (mōtā)
  • Persian: موتر(môtar)

Translations

Adjective

motor (not comparable)

  1. (biology) relating to the ability to move
  2. Relating to motor cars
  3. (nautical) Propelled by an internal combustion engine (as opposed to a steam engine or turbine).

Derived terms

  • motor unit
  • psychomotor
  • sensorimotor
  • supramotor

Translations

Verb

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

  1. (dated) To make a journey by motor vehicle; to drive.
    On Saturday we motored down to Plymouth.
  2. (informal) To move at a brisk pace.
    Sales were slow at first, but now things are really motoring.
  3. (slang) To leave.

Translations

References

  • Motor Neurons at Motor Units on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • motor at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • motor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

Anagrams

  • morto

Afrikaans

Etymology

Borrowed from English motor, compare motor car, from Latin mōtor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʊə̯.tər/

Noun

motor (plural motors, diminutive motortjie)

  1. car, automobile
  2. engine, motor

Derived terms

  • motorfiets
  • vragmotor
  • veteraanmotor

References


Asturian

Noun

motor m (plural motores)

  1. engine, motor (mechanical device)

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin motor.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /moˈto/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /muˈtor/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /moˈtoɾ/
  • Rhymes: -oɾ

Adjective

motor (feminine motora, masculine plural motors, feminine plural motores) or motor (feminine motriu, masculine plural motors, feminine plural motrius)

  1. motor

Noun

motor m (plural motors)

  1. motor

Derived terms

  • motorista

Further reading

  • “motor” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “motor” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “motor” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “motor” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Cebuano

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: mo‧tor

Etymology 1

From English motor, from Latin moto.

Noun

motor

  1. a motor; an engine

Etymology 2

Short for motorcycle.

Noun

motor

  1. a motorcycle

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:motor.


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmotor/
  • Rhymes: -otor

Noun

motor m inan

  1. engine, motor
Declension

Derived terms

  • motokára
  • motorka
  • motorový
  • motorista
  • motoristický
  • motorismus
  • motorizovat
  • motorizace

Related terms

  • See motiv

Further reading

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

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moːtɔr/, [ˈmoːtˢɒ]

Noun

motor c (singular definite motoren, plural indefinite motorer)

  1. motor, engine

Inflection

Derived terms


Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English motor, from Latin motor. In the sense “motorbike” motor was originally short for motorrijwiel or motorfiets.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːtɔr/, /ˈmoːtər/
  • Rhymes: -oːtɔr, -oːtər
  • Hyphenation: mo‧tor

Noun

motor m (plural motoren or motors, diminutive motortje n)

  1. engine (mechanical device)
  2. motorbike
    Synonyms: motorfiets, motorrijwiel

Derived terms

  • benzinemotor
  • buitenboordmotor
  • crossmotor
  • dieselmotor
  • elektromotor
  • hulpmotor
  • middenmotor
  • motoragent
  • motorbende
  • motorbrigade
  • motorclub
  • motorcoureur
  • motorengel
  • motorfiets
  • motormuis
  • motorrijder
  • motorrijwiel
  • motorvoertuig
  • politiemotor
  • straalmotor
  • stuntmotor

Related terms

  • motoriek
  • motoriseren

Hungarian

Etymology

From English motor or German Motor, from Latin motor, moto (I set in motion).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈmotor]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧tor
  • Rhymes: -or

Noun

motor (plural motorok)

  1. engine, motor

Declension

Derived terms

References


Indonesian

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch motor, from English motor, from Latin motor. In the sense “motorbike” or "motorcycle", motor was originally short for motorrijwiel or motorfiets.

Noun

motor (plural, first-person possessive motorku, second-person possessive motormu, third-person possessive motornya)

  1. engine
    Synonyms: enjin, mesin
  2. (informal) motorcycle
    Synonym: sepeda motor
  3. (figuratively) important person in organization.

Further reading

  • “motor” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moˈtor/

Noun

motor (plural motores)

  1. motor

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmoː.tor/, [ˈmoː.t̪ɔr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈmo.tor/, [ˈmɔː.t̪ɔr]

Noun

mōtor m (genitive mōtōris); third declension

  1. mover; that which moves something

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Verb

mōtor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of mōtō

References

  • motor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • motor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

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

  1. engine, motor

Derived terms


Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

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

  1. engine, motor

Derived terms


Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.tɔr/

Noun

motor m inan (diminutive motorek)

  1. (colloquial) motorcycle
    Synonym: motocykl
  2. engine
    Synonym: silnik

Declension

Derived terms

  • (adjective) motorowy

Further reading

  • motor in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • motor in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

From French moteur, from Latin motor.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mu.ˈtoɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /mo.ˈtoʁ/

Adjective

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

  1. motive

Noun

motor m (plural motores)

  1. motor
  2. engine

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moˈtor/

Noun

motor n (plural motoare)

  1. engine

Declension

Related terms


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Latin motor.

Noun

mòtōr m (Cyrillic spelling мо̀то̄р)

  1. engine, motor
  2. (colloquial) motorcycle

Declension

Derived terms

  • mòtōrnī

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /móːtɔr/

Noun

mọ̑tor m inan

  1. engine

Inflection


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin motor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moˈtoɾ/, [moˈt̪oɾ]

Adjective

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

  1. moving

Derived terms

  • automotor
  • oculomotor

Noun

motor m (plural motores)

  1. motor (mechanical device)
  2. (mechanics) engine
  3. (figuratively) driving force, driver, mover
  4. (figuratively) powerhouse
  5. (computing) backend, back end

Hyponyms

  • motor principal (prime mover)

Derived terms

  • calentar motores
  • de motor (power-driven)
  • motorismo
  • motorista

Further reading

  • “motor” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

motor c

  1. engine, motor

Declension

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • morot

Turkish

Etymology

  • Ultimately from Latin mōtor m (mover), probably through English motor.

Noun

motor (definite accusative motoru, plural motorlar)

  1. engine (mechanical device)

Declension


Venetian

Etymology

Compare Italian motore

Noun

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

  1. motor, engine

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to travel by automobile.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)