motor

  1. conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

    Synonyms : centrifugal
    Examples :
    • motor nerves
  2. causing or able to cause motion

    Synonyms : motive
    Examples :
    • motor energy
  3. travel or be transported in a vehicle

    Synonyms : drive
    Type Of : move, transport, travel, carry, go, locomote
    Examples :
    • They motored to London for the theater
  4. a nonspecific agent that imparts motion

    Type Of : agent
    Examples :
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action
  5. machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

    Type Of : machine