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Pronunciation of Motive: Learn how to pronounce Motive in English correctly

Learn how to say Motive correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word motive:

noun
1a reason for doing something:
police were unable to establish a motive for his murder
2a motif in art, literature, or music.
adjective
[attributive]
1producing physical or mechanical motion:
the charge of gas is the motive force for every piston stroke
2causing or being the reason for something:
the motive principle of a writer’s work
Derivatives

motiveless
adjective
motivity
Pronunciation: /-ˈtɪvɪti/
noun
Origin:

late Middle English: from Old French motif (adjective used as a noun), from late Latin motivus, from movere ‘to move’