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Adjective: motivating  'mow-tu,vey-ting
  1. Impelling to action
    "motivating arguments";
    - motivative, motive
Noun: motivating  'mow-tu,vey-ting
  1. The act of motivating; providing incentive
    - motivation
Verb: motivate  'mow-tu,veyt
  1. Give an incentive for action
    "This motivated me to sacrifice my career";
    - actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite

See also: causative

Type of: act, cause, deed, do, engender, human action, human activity, make

Encyclopedia: Motivate