motive - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate motive

motive is hyphenated as mo-tive

How to pronounce motive

motive is pronounced ´mōʊtɪv

Number of syllables in motive

The number of syllables in motive is 2

What part of speech in motive?

motive can be a transitive verb or a noun or an adjective

How common in the word motive?

motive is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does motive convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'motive'

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Common collocations before 'motive'

did, even, good, has, know, might, never, only, other, people, possible, real, suspect, thought, without

Words with similar spelling to motive

emotive, motile, votive

Common Verb Collocations of motive

assign, avoid, be, become, can, depend, determine, discover, do, find, form, give, have, impel, induce, know, lead, look, make, may, might, must, prompt, provide, see, seem, serve, will, write, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of motive

and, but, either, neither, nor, or

Lists containing motive

Words with similar spelling to emotive
Words with similar spelling to motile
Words with similar spelling to votive
Synonyms of 'active'
Synonyms of 'aim'
Synonyms of 'ambition'
Synonyms of 'animus'
Synonyms of 'argument'
Synonyms of 'aspiration'
Synonyms of 'basis'
Synonyms of 'burden'
Synonyms of 'calling'
Synonyms of 'case'
Synonyms of 'cause'
Synonyms of 'chapter'
Synonyms of 'compelling'
Synonyms of 'concern'
Synonyms of 'consideration'
Synonyms of 'constraint'
Synonyms of 'counsel'
Synonyms of 'desideratum'
Synonyms of 'design'
Synonyms of 'desire'
Synonyms of 'determination'
Synonyms of 'device'
Synonyms of 'directive'
Synonyms of 'driving'
Synonyms of 'essence'
Synonyms of 'expectation'
Synonyms of 'explanation'
Synonyms of 'figure'
Common Noun Collocations of achievement
Common Noun Collocations of accomplice
Common Noun Collocations of desire
Common Noun Collocations of deceiving
Common Noun Collocations of exertion
Common Noun Collocations of hallows
Common Noun Collocations of improper
Common Noun Collocations of jolliest
Common Noun Collocations of laudable
Common Noun Collocations of mercenary
Common Noun Collocations of murdering
Common Noun Collocations of ostensible
Common Noun Collocations of overstepping
Common Noun Collocations of profit
Common Noun Collocations of prompted
Common Noun Collocations of proton
Common Adjective Collocations of proton
Common Noun Collocations of selfish
Common Noun Collocations of strongest
Common Noun Collocations of sinister
Common Noun Collocations of ulterior
Common Noun Collocations of unvoiced
Common Noun Collocations of undeclared