A topic of discourse or discussion.
A melodic passage or phrase, especially in Wagnerian opera, associated with a specific character, situation, or element.
A reasoned purpose; an intent:
A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
An illustration; diagram; picture; drawing
A motif in art, literature, or music.
(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
Find another word for motif. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for motif, like: subject, main feature, theme, topic, leitmotif, design, device, figure, motive, pattern and part.