Synonyms of motor
engineThe engine of a car or other vehicle is the part that produces the power which makes the vehicle move.
• He got into the driving seat and started the engine.
machineA machine is a piece of equipment which uses electricity or an engine in order to do a particular kind of work.
• I put a coin in the machine and pulled the lever.
appliancedeviceapparatusengine (obsolete)toolinstrumentmechanismgadgetcontraption (informal)gizmo (informal)contrivance
mechanismIn a machine or piece of equipment, a mechanism is a part, often consisting of a set of smaller parts, which performs a particular function.
• the locking mechanism
Thesaurus for motor from the Collins English Thesaurus