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  • nounreason, purpose
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Synonyms for motive

noun reason, purpose

Antonyms for motive

  • neglect
  • thoughtlessness
  • discouragement
  • hindrance
  • deterrent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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noun. basis or consideration for action
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accounts

noun. basis or consideration for action

ax to grind

noun. hidden motive

cause

noun. agent, originator

causes

noun. agent, originator

constraint

noun. force
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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