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Related to motivating: controlling
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.
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|Noun||1.||motivating - the act of motivating; providing incentive|
|Adj.||1.||motivating - impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments"|
causative - producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"