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.