Is motive a Scrabble word?

Yes, motive is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 13 points in Words with Friends

Motive is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word motive

The meaning of motive


5 definitions of the word motive.


  1. Causing or able to cause motion
  2. Impelling to action


  1. The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
  2. A theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
  3. A design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in motive?

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Words that can be created with an extra letter added to motive:

Unscramble the letters in motive

There are 6 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'motive'.

More words that can be made using the letters in motive