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English-German translation for: motive
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NOUN   a motive | motives
VERB  to motive | motived | motived ... 
SYNO   motif | motive | motive | motor ... 
NOUN   das Motiv | die Motive
to motiveantreiben
to motivemotivieren
to motive sb. [motivate] [rare]jdn. veranlassen [motivieren]
to motive sb. [rare]jdn. bewegen
Beweggrund {m}
Motiv {n}
Antrieb {m}
Motive {pl}
philos. motive
Bewegungsgrund {m} [auf philosophische Kontexte beschränkt]
Motivlage {f}
motiveMovens {n} [geh.] [Beweggrund]
2 Words: Nouns
achievement motiveLeistungsmotiv {n}
affiliation motiveAnschlussmotiv {n}
econ. philos. psych. altruistic motiveuneigennütziges Motiv {n}
altruistic motivesuneigennützige Motive {pl}
base motiveniedriger Beweggrund {m}
psych. basic motiveGrundmotiv {n}
buying motiveKaufmotiv {n}
chief motiveHauptmotiv {n}
core motiveKernmotiv {n}
psych. covert motiveverborgenes Motiv {n}
deep motivetief verborgenes Motiv {n}
driving motivetreibendes Motiv {n}
art landscape motiveLandschaftsmotiv {n}
leading motiveHauptmotiv {n}
main motiveHauptbeweggrund {m}
main motiveHauptmotiv {n}
psych. motive analysisMotivanalyse {f}
motive forceAntriebskraft {f}
tech. motive forceBewegungskraft {f}
motive forceMotivation {f}
motive forcebewegende Kraft {f}
motive powerTriebkraft {f}
noble motiveshehre Motive {pl}
obvious motiveoffensichtliches Motiv {n}
prime motiveHauptmotiv {n}
probable motivewahrscheinliches Motiv {n}
profit motiveGewinnmotiv {n}
prudent motiveswohlbedachte Motive {pl}
purchasing motiveKaufmotiv {n}
ulterior motiveHintergedanke {m}
3 Words: Verbs
to surmise the motivedas Motiv vermuten
to surmise the motiveden Beweggrund vermuten
to veil one's motivesseine (wahren) Motive verbergen
3 Words: Nouns
biol. ion-motive force <IMF>ionenmotorische Kraft {f}
motive for buying sth.Kaufmotiv {n}
motive for doing sth.Grund {m}, etw. zu tun [Beweggrund, Motiv]
motive for livingLebensantrieb {m}
motive for murderMordmotiv {n}
motive to buyKaufmotiv {n}
electr. motive-power batteryAntriebsbatterie {f}
biol. proton motive force <PMF>protonenmotorische Kraft {f} <PMK>
biol. sodium motive force <SMF> [also: sodium-motive force]natriummotorische Kraft {f}
4 Words: Verbs
to assign a motive to sb.jdm. ein Motiv zuschreiben
to attribute sth. to a motiveetw. einem Motiv zuschreiben
4 Words: Nouns
motive for a crimeTatmotiv {n}
5+ Words: Others
journ. The motive was not immediately known.Das Motiv blieb zunächst unklar.
What was your motive for doing it?Was hat dich dazu motiviert?
without any ulterior motive / motives {adv}ohne Hintergedanken
Fiction (Literature and Film)
lit. F Aurora's MotiveAuroras Anlaß [Erich Hackl]
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A 2023-03-30: And yet again you post no source for your claim of the motive. Typical. Li...
A 2019-02-04: Motive
Q 2019-02-04: Spots und Motive
A 2016-01-10: pretext is fine or motive;
A 2015-06-28: die abgebildeten Motive
A 2015-04-01: fremdgesetzliche Motive > heteronomous motives
A 2013-07-01: informally: what makes her tick? (welche Ziele, Motive, Strategien, etc.)
Q 2012-10-04: motive, stationary power
A 2012-05-08: Welche subjektiven Merkmale - z.B. Motive - gehören zum Straftatbestand?
A 2011-10-07: Your second option, I'd say...the attorney brings it up to illustrate a po...
Q 2011-10-07: it goes to motive
Q 2009-12-17: innen- und bündnispolitische Motive
Q 2009-08-22: vessels and craft of any and all motive power whatsoever
Q 2008-09-28: Das dichte.....fein gezeichnete Motive
A 2008-04-08: ddr is absolutely right there; also: obvious, most likely motive
A 2008-04-08: most obvious motive
A 2007-11-19: auf Ehelichkeit / Legitimität / Rechtmäßigkeit / Zulässigkeit gerichtete B...
A 2007-03-28: Motive, vertraute Bilder

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