Definition Motive

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Definition

the motive: the incentive, the reason why someone does something; the goal, the aim
noun

Examples

  • "You each had the opportunity - and motive - to kill Stink."
  • "Authorities don't yet know who is behind the virus, but they do know the motive: to steal people's money."
  • "So you too have a motive for killing the dog!"
  • "sounds like you have a motive too, Edward!"
  • "Everyone in this room has a motive for killing Stink."

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