motivate


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mo·ti·vate

 (mō′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. mo·ti·vat·ed, mo·ti·vat·ing, mo·ti·vates
1. To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel: What motivated you to get a new job? Their criticism is motivated by jealousy.
2. To cause to be enthusiastic: The coach motivated his players with an inspiring pep talk.

mo′ti·va′tor n.

motivate

(ˈməʊtɪˌveɪt)
vb
(tr) to give incentive to
ˈmotiˌvator n

mo•ti•vate

(ˈmoʊ təˌveɪt)

v.t. -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
to provide with a motive or motives; incite; impel.
[1860–65]
mo′ti•va`tor, n.

motivate


Past participle: motivated
Gerund: motivating

Imperative
motivate
motivate
Present
I motivate
you motivate
he/she/it motivates
we motivate
you motivate
they motivate
Preterite
I motivated
you motivated
he/she/it motivated
we motivated
you motivated
they motivated
Present Continuous
I am motivating
you are motivating
he/she/it is motivating
we are motivating
you are motivating
they are motivating
Present Perfect
I have motivated
you have motivated
he/she/it has motivated
we have motivated
you have motivated
they have motivated
Past Continuous
I was motivating
you were motivating
he/she/it was motivating
we were motivating
you were motivating
they were motivating
Past Perfect
I had motivated
you had motivated
he/she/it had motivated
we had motivated
you had motivated
they had motivated
Future
I will motivate
you will motivate
he/she/it will motivate
we will motivate
you will motivate
they will motivate
Future Perfect
I will have motivated
you will have motivated
he/she/it will have motivated
we will have motivated
you will have motivated
they will have motivated
Future Continuous
I will be motivating
you will be motivating
he/she/it will be motivating
we will be motivating
you will be motivating
they will be motivating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been motivating
you have been motivating
he/she/it has been motivating
we have been motivating
you have been motivating
they have been motivating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been motivating
you will have been motivating
he/she/it will have been motivating
we will have been motivating
you will have been motivating
they will have been motivating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been motivating
you had been motivating
he/she/it had been motivating
we had been motivating
you had been motivating
they had been motivating
Conditional
I would motivate
you would motivate
he/she/it would motivate
we would motivate
you would motivate
they would motivate
Past Conditional
I would have motivated
you would have motivated
he/she/it would have motivated
we would have motivated
you would have motivated
they would have motivated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.motivate - give an incentive for actionmotivate - give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
cause, do, make - give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
impress, strike, affect, move - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
move - arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all"

motivate

verb
1. inspire, drive, stimulate, provoke, lead, move, cause, prompt, stir, trigger, set off, induce, arouse, prod, get going, instigate, impel, actuate, give incentive to, inspirit His hard work was motivated by a need to achieve.
2. stimulate, drive, inspire, stir, arouse, get going, galvanize, incentivize How do you motivate people to work hard and efficiently?

motivate

verb
2. To impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to:
Translations
motivovatpodnítit
motivere
motivirati
motivál
hvetja, kveikja löngun/áhuga
motivera
güdülemeksebep olmak

motivate

[ˈməʊtɪveɪt] VTmotivar
to be motivated to do sthtener motivación or estar motivado para hacer algo
he is highly motivatedtiene una fuerte motivación, está muy motivado
the campaign is politically motivatedla campaña tiene una motivación política

motivate

[ˈməʊtɪveɪt] vtmotiver
to motivate sb to do sth → inciter qn à faire qch

motivate

vtmotivieren

motivate

[ˈməʊtɪˌveɪt] vt (act, decision) → dare origine a, motivare; (person) → spingere, motivare

motive

(ˈməutiv) noun
something that makes a person choose to act in a particular way; a reason. What was his motive for murdering the old lady?
ˈmotivate (-veit) verb
to cause to act in a particular way. He was motivated by jealousy.
motiˈvation noun

motivate

vt. motivar, animar.

motivate

vt motivar
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