Definition of Motivating in English :

Define Motivating in English

Motivating meaning in English

Meaning of Motivating in English

Pronunciation of Motivating in English

Motivating pronunciation in English

Pronounce Motivating in English


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1. motivating, motivation

the act of motivating; providing incentive


2. motivating, motivative, motive

impelling to action

Example Sentences:
'it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function'
'motive pleas'
'motivating arguments'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of motivating
to give incentive to

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈmotiˌvated or ˈmotiˌvating
to provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite or impel

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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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