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motorcycle vs motor vehicle motor vehicle vs motorcycle

motorcycle and motor vehicle both are nouns.

motorcycle is a verb but motor vehicle is not a verb.

As nouns, motor vehicle is a hypernym of motorcycle; that is, motor vehicle is a word with a broader meaning than motorcycle and motorcycle is a type of motor vehicle with the definitions:
  • a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
Other hypernyms of motorcycle include automotive vehicle.
motorcycle (noun) motor vehicle (noun)
a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
motorcycle (verb) motor vehicle (verb)
ride a motorcycle