An emotion or desire to do something.
She had the motive to murder her husband for the insurance money.
by AYB February 27, 2003
2 more definitions
Any reason to go out and get pissed
Oi Tyrone, you got a motive this Saturday?
by Sly Saville July 24, 2015
<see "zoloft" for an actual definition>
motive relies on zoloft to function correctly
by poO December 04, 2004