What does motivate mean?

Definitions for motivate
ˈmoʊ təˌveɪtmo·ti·vate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite(verb)

    give an incentive for action

    "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

Wiktionary

  1. motivate(Verb)

    To provide someone with an incentive to do something; to encourage.

  2. motivate(Verb)

    To animate; to propel; to cause to take action

Editors Contribution

  1. motivate

    To inspire passion, energy, enthusiasm, direction, democracy, teamwork or what is accurate and specific for the moment to ensure peace, optimum health, human rights, animal rights, right to life and shared prosperity for all

    She did motivate her colleagues with the sense of unity, inclusion, passion and love.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'motivate' in Verbs Frequency: #996

How to pronounce motivate?

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How to say motivate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motivate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motivate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of motivate in a Sentence

  1. Vince Lombardi:

    Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    I do inspire and motivate you, the world and the posterity ahead not just for pleasure. But rather, I do inspire and motivate just to hearten you, the world and the posterity ahead. That is, I do inspire and motivate in order to encourage you, make you hopeful, more cheerful and confident. Yes! that's just why I do inspire or motivate you, the world and the posterity ahead. And guess what? I'm proud of that and glad for that as well. -Emeasoba George

  3. Mo Farah:

    I'm more relaxed, the change from track has given me a massive boost and I'm enjoying it more than ever, on the track I've won most of the medals I could win so each year to motivate yourself gets more difficult. You have to find a new challenge, something that gets you out of bed.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    I'm not here on earth accidentally or coincidentally. Rather, I'm here (on earth) for a purpose. And until/unless I accomplish outrightly my purpose of being here (on earth). That is, to motivate, inspire, encourage, mentor, educate and to teach the world and posterity ahead via my thought-provoking quotes, motivations, inspirations and my upcoming books. Also, eventually to make a remarkable difference globally and to become a solution or an answer to the problems of millions of people globally. That's just the moment I will be proud to say boldly that I have lived a fulfilled life. Oh! yes, in case you don't know. Until and unless you fulfill your purpose of being here (on earth) i.e. your God-given destiny. You've not yet lived a fulfilled life. Regardless of whatever you think you've acquired or achieved over the years. Thus, you've got to discover your God-given destiny by all means and do fulfill it outrightly for your own betterment. And most importantly, for the betterment of the world at large and even for the betterment of the posterity ahead. -Emeasoba George

  5. Farris Wilks:

    America has always been a land of opportunity. Its the one place on earth where you can go from building brick walls in the Texas heat to the kind of success my brother and I have achieved, ted Cruz believes in the opportunity society, he believes in the dignity of hard work, and hes not afraid to fight for what he believes in. The Wilkses are not the only billionaires backing Cruz. Reclusive hedge fund magnate Robert Mercer gave $11 million; Texas energy investor Toby Neugebauer gave $10 million. Mercer has declined to comment on why he is supporting Cruz, while Neugebauer backs Cruz for his track record promoting conservative causes and opposing the federal debt. Despite the large donations, Cruz is not among the leaders of the Republican race. A Reuters/Ipsos poll on Sept. 8 showed him in fourth place among Republican voters at 5.5 percent, tied with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. . PRAYING FOR CRUZ. The day after President Barack Obama won a second term, I was pretty bummed out, Farris Wilks told congregants in a sermon on Nov. 7, 2012, a recording of which was provided by Peter Montgomery, a senior fellow with the equal rights group People for the American Way. I do believe that our country died that Tuesday night, Wilks said. Less than a year later, Farris found himself in the ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa, where Cruz stood with head bowed in a prayer circle, surrounded by evangelical Christians. Cruz was among the political headliners at a Pastors and Pews conference, an annual, closed-door affair that now occurs in roughly 14 states and is organized by Christian nationalist David Lane. The born-again Lane, a self-described former wild man of drugs, wine, women and song, believes the Bible should be the primary textbook in public schools and that judges who favor same-sex marriage should be impeached. He says people who embrace homosexual marriage, along with pagan public schools, pagan higher learning and pagan media, are creating Americas downfall with their multiracial false gods. One of Lanes major aims is to motivate at least 1,000 pastors to run for office in 2016. Polling shows there are 65 million to 80 million evangelical Christians but only a quarter of them vote. Getting 5 percent more registered and voting would, according to Lane, put a conservative in the White House. Asked about the Wilks brothers' financial support for Cruz, Lane said in an interview:.

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