Synonyms for engine

Synonyms for (noun) engine

Synonyms: engine

Definition: motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work

Similar words: motor

Definition: machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion


Synonyms: engine

Definition: an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.

Usage: medieval engines of war

Similar words: instrument

Definition: a device that requires skill for proper use


Synonyms: locomotive, locomotive engine, engine, railway locomotive

Definition: a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks

Similar words: self-propelled vehicle

Definition: a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion


Synonyms: engine

Definition: something used to achieve a purpose

Usage: an engine of change

Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results