What is another word for motto?

Pronunciation: [mˈɒtə͡ʊ] (IPA)

A motto is a statement that reflects the values and beliefs of an individual, team, or organization. It is a defining phrase that is often used to inspire and motivate others. Synonyms for the word motto include slogan, maxim, catchphrase, watchword, saying, and phrase, all of which can be used to convey a similar meaning. A slogan is a catchy phrase that is used to promote a product or idea. A maxim is a principle or rule of conduct, while a catchphrase is a popular phrase or expression. A watchword is a term used to identify someone or something, while a saying is a well-known phrase or proverb. A phrase is any series of words that convey a specific meaning or idea.

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Usage examples for Motto

Why, the very motto of the republic would be done away with-'In Union there is strength.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Over the porch entrance is a plain dial with the motto, "Time passeth."
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty
Though the motto of the Arctic must be 'Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof,' we ardently hoped there might not be violent winds until we were south of this zone again on the return.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Motto

  • My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
    Hank Aaron
  • I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less.
    Susan B. Anthony
  • Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.
    Robert Baden-Powell
  • When you want a thing done, 'Don't do it yourself' is a good motto for Scoutmasters.
    Robert Baden-Powell
  • The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
    Honore de Balzac

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