Definition Of motivate


provide (someone) with a motive for doing something.

he was primarily motivated by the desire for profit

Example Of motivate

  • All great managers and motivators instil an element of fear.

  • And at 65, he still thinks and acts like a youngster with boundless energy and enthusiasm motivating people like him to ‘stay young and help each other’.

  • As humans we can excel if we are motivated and given encouragement and the right kind of training.

  • At the same time, he is motivated by a keen desire to see the raising of Scotland's international profile.

  • ‘She has certainly done an outstanding job of organizing and motivating people and thinking of details and taking care of those details,’ he said.

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