翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • motive

    CET4/CET6/考研/TOEFL

    • [ˈməʊtɪv]
    • [ˈmoʊtɪv]

    释义

    • n.
      动机,主旨; (艺术作品的)主题,题材;
    • adj.
      运动的; 动机的; 发动的;
  • 词态变化

    • 复数: motives;
    • 形容词: motiveless;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 动机
    • 主题
    • 运动的
    • 动机的
    • 促使

    There seemed to be no motive for the murder.

    这起谋杀案看不出有什么动机。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    She must have some ulterior motive for being nice to me—what does she really want?

    她对我这么好,一定别有用心—她到底想干什么呢?

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    Sheila had an ulterior motive for trying to help Stan.

    希拉想帮助斯坦是另有所图的。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The motive for the killing is unknown.

    杀人动机不明。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The motive of the executions would be to instil fear.

    执行死刑的动机是要灌输恐惧。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The detective has to discover the motive, the means and the opportunity and has to keep these three balls in the air.

    那名侦探必须查明动机、手段和时机,而且对这三项的调查必须同步展开。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Police have ruled out robbery as a motive for the killing.

    警方已排除因抢劫而杀人的可能。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Their motive is money, and they will stop at nothing to get it.

    他们的动机是钱,为了钱他们会不择手段。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The profit motive is inherently at odds with principles of fairness and equity.

    盈利动机天生就与公平和公正的原则相抵触。

    ——柯林斯例句

    All the evidence collected so far points to robbery as the motive of the crime.

    到目前为止所搜集的全部证据说明,这一犯罪行为的动机是抢劫.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    No motive for the killing has yet been established.

    还没有确定杀人动机.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The police could not find a motive for the murder.

    警察不能找到谋杀的动机.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    She definitely had an ulterior motive in offering to help.

    她主动提出帮忙,肯定有不可告人的动机.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He had some motive in telling this fable.

    他讲这寓言故事是有用意的.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Distinguish what motive actually swayed with him.

    辨明实际上对他具有影响力的动机是什么.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Only the few men around the president understood his motive.

    只有总统身边的几个人了解他的动机.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Greed was his only motive for stealing.

    贪婪是他盗窃的唯一动机.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    The man privately admits that his motive is profits.

    那人私下承认他的动机是为了牟利.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He didn't say these words without a motive.

    他说这些话是有来头的.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Motive power is, in quantity, invariable in nature, it is never either produced or destroyed.

    原动力在数量上实质是不变的, 它绝不会产生也不会消失.

    ——辞典例句

    This study was done by the National Institutes of Health, not anybody with any ulterior motive.

    这项研究是由美国国家卫生研究院来进行的, 所以并不会像有些调查一样存在着某些不可告人的动机.

    ——期刊摘选

    The crime seemed to have been committed without motive.

    这一罪案似乎并无作案动机.

    ——期刊摘选

    Her mother, she admitted, had another motive.

    她承认, 她母亲怀有另一个目的.

    ——期刊摘选

    This text continues to demonstrate the motive force of ship maximization of containerized transport - - Scale effect.

    本文接着就集装箱运输船舶大型化动力 ― ― 规模效应,进行了进一步的论证.

    ——期刊摘选

    Reform is the powerful motive force that urges social advancement.

    改革是推动社会前进的强大动力.

    ——期刊摘选

    The assailant, an unemployed Chinese man, killed himself after the stabbings, and his motive remains unclear.

    持刀行凶者是一名中国无业男子, 他随后跳楼自杀, 其杀人动机尚不明了.

    ——期刊摘选

    Their inner motive is to intimidate their partner into loving and supporting them.

    内在动机是想胁迫配偶爱他们、支持他们.

    ——期刊摘选

    Decoration was the most common motive for tattooing and that still holds true today.

    装修是最常见的动机是为纹身,并仍维持至今.

    ——期刊摘选

    The vast rural consumer market will become a strong motive force to promote China's economic growth.

    广大农村消费市场将成为中国经济的强劲动力源之一.

    ——期刊摘选

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  • 真题例句

    • 全部
    • 六级
    • 考研

    Thecompany claims its motives are essentially public-spirited.

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    It may be said that the measure of the worth of any social institution is its effect in enlarging and improving experience; but this effect is not a part of its original motive.

    出自-2009年考研翻译原文

    One basic weakness in a conservation system based wholly on economic motives is that most members of the land community have no economic value.

    出自-2010年考研翻译原文

    Bob Herz, the FASB’s chairman, cried out against those who “question our motives.

    出自-2010年考研阅读原文

    Such measures have a couple of uplifting motives.

    出自-2016年考研阅读原文

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  • 英英释义

    Noun

    • 1. the 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"

    • 2. a theme that is elaborated on in a piece of music

    Adjective

    • 1. causing or able to cause motion;

      "a motive force"

      "motive power"

      "motor energy"

    • 2. impelling to action;

      "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap

      "motive pleas"

      "motivating arguments"

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  • 词根词缀

    词根: mot

    =move,表示"运动"

    • adj.

      motive 发动的,运动的

      mot运动+ive……的→n.动机,目的 adj.发动的,运动的

      remote 远的,遥远的,疏远的,偏僻的,细微的

      re回+mot运动+e→动回去→退回去→遥远的

    • n.

      commotion 动乱

      com共同+motion动→大家一起动→动乱

      motion 运动,动;提议,动议

      mot运动+ion表名词→n.运动,动;提议,动议

      motive 动机,目的

      mot运动+ive……的→n.动机,目的 adj.发动的,运动的

      motor 发动机, 电动机,汽车

      mot运动+or物器→n.发动机, 电动机,汽车

      motorcycle 摩托车, 机车

      motor汽车+cycle=cycl圆,环→圆,环[轮胎]占大部分的车→摩托车, 机车

      motorway 汽车高速公路

      motor汽车+way路→n.汽车高速公路

      promotion 促进;提升;创立

      promote[v.促进;提升]+ion表名词→n.促进;提升;创立

    • v.

      demote 降级,降职

      de向下+mot运动+e→向下动→降级

      emote [美口]夸张地作为, 表现感情

      e出+mot运动+e→动出[感情]

      motivate 促动;激励,鼓励,作为……的动机

      motive动机,目的+ate表动词→motivate使有动机→推动

      promote 促进;提升

      pro向前+mot动+3→向前动→促进

  • 同义词

    n.动机;理由

    motivationreasoncausebasispromptingground

    其他释义

    seedgroundssakeobjectivedeterminationpretensestimulantoccasionincentivecausereasonbasispromptinggroundmotivationsignal

  • 行业词典

    • 体育

      动机的   

    • 医学

      动机,目的:心理学上,指影响个人行为的目标   

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