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motibo [mu.tí.bu.] : motive (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: motivo: motive ]
Related words: tuyo

Derivatives of motibo

n. (tops)1. motivation, motive, needthe 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.; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
~ psychological featurea feature of the mental life of a living organism.
~ lifea motive for living.; "pottery was his life"
~ rational motivea motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument.
~ irrational motivea motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic.
~ impulse, urgean instinctive motive.; "profound religious impulses"
~ ethical motive, ethics, morals, moralitymotivation based on ideas of right and wrong.
~ mental energy, psychic energyan actuating force or factor.
n. (communication)2. motif, motivea theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music.
~ melodic theme, musical theme, theme, idea(music) melodic subject of a musical composition.; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"
~ obbligato, obligatoa persistent but subordinate motif.
n. (artifact)3. motif, motivea design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration.
~ pattern, design, figurea decorative or artistic work.; "the coach had a design on the doors"
adj. 4. motive, motorcausing or able to cause motion.; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"
~ causativeproducing an effect.; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"
adj. 5. motivating, motivative, motiveimpelling to action.; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments"
~ causativeproducing an effect.; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"