Definition of Motto. Meaning of Motto. Synonyms of Motto

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Definition of Motto

Motto
Motto Mot"to, n.; pl. Mottoes. [It. motto a word, a saying, L. muttum a mutter, a grunt, cf. muttire, mutire, to mutter, mumble; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. Mot a word.] 1. (Her.) A sentence, phrase, or word, forming part of an heraldic achievment. 2. A sentence, phrase, or word, prefixed to an essay, discourse, chapter, canto, or the like, suggestive of its subject matter; a short, suggestive expression of a guiding principle; a maxim. It was the motto of a bishop eminent for his piety and good works, . . . ``Serve God, and be cheerful.' --Addison.

Meaning of Motto from wikipedia

- A motto (derived from the Latin muttum, 'mutter', by way of Italian motto, 'word' or 'sentence') is a sentence or phrase expressing a belief or purpose...
- Motto Motto may refer to: "Motto Motto..." (song), a 1995 single by Ryōko Shinohara "Motto Motto" (song), a 1999 single by Zeppet Store "Motto Motto" (song)...
- used in mottoes like Roma invicta (Latin for "Unconquered Rome"), and it is the motto of the county of Kent, England. "Invicta" has been a motto for centuries...
- The Scout Motto of the Scout movement is, in English, "Be Prepared", with most international branches of the group using a close translation of that phrase...
- This article lists state and national mottos for the world's nations. The mottos for some states lacking general international recognition, extinct states...
- Latin mottos, such as: Semper Paratus ("always ready"), the motto of the United States Coast Guard; Semper Fidelis ("always faithful"), the motto of the...
- United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and 3 of its territories. A motto is a phrase intended to formally describe...
- The modern motto of the United States of America, as established in a 1956 law signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, is "In God we trust". The phrase...
- "Motto..." (もっと・・・, "More...") is a single released by ****anese pop and R&B singer-songwriter Kana Nishino. It was released on October 21, 2009, by her...
- Carrozzeria Motto was an Italian (Turin) coachbuilding company established in 1932 by Rocco Motto. The company produced bodies from Cadillacs to Delahayes...