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1. motif

noun. ['moʊˈtiːf'] a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration.

Synonyms

  • design
  • figure
  • motive

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • noncausative
  • inactivity
  • disagree

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Words that Rhyme with Motif

  • disbelief
  • bas-relief
  • vancleef
  • mccleaf
  • debrief
  • salif
  • relief
  • matif
  • massif
  • hafif
  • belief
  • stief
  • sharif
  • saif
  • okeeffe
  • o'keeffe
  • okeefe
  • o'keefe
  • grief
  • greiff
  • greif
  • grefe
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • brief
  • thief
  • sheaf
  • seife
  • seif

Example sentences of the word motif


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some patterns have only one motif while others have five or six.

2. motif

noun. ['moʊˈtiːf'] a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work.

Synonyms

  • idea
  • topos
  • theme

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate

3. motif

noun. ['moʊˈtiːf'] a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music.

Synonyms

  • musical theme
  • idea
  • theme
  • obligato
  • obbligato
  • motive

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • majority
  • minority
  • ground
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