verb (used with object), mo·ti·vat·ed, mo·ti·vat·ing.
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We now need to ensure that all market players are motivated to make hyperefficient building insulation their standard operating procedure.Use today’s tech solutions to meet the climate crisis and do it profitably|Walter Thompson|February 12, 2021|TechCrunch
So when Kamaru became a world champion, that motivated me a lot.As Kamaru Usman edges toward UFC greatness, his former teammate wants to stop him|Glynn A. Hill|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
This is the idea motivating the recent paper by Christos Makridis of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cary Wu of York University in Toronto.Researchers identify social factors inoculating some communities against coronavirus|Christopher Ingraham|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
For Adams, he hopes his trash pickups motivate others to litter less and pick up more.
I’m looking for someone who challenges me and motivates me to try new things.
Instructional materials and approaches that motivate, stimulate, and engage students.
The Democrats lost it, by being afraid to have a strong message and motivate their voters.
But he argued that the issue does motivate otherwise unlikely voters and could be a deciding factor in a close race.
Trying to motivate the Allies, he offered his assistance and cooperation to the profession as a whole, pro bono.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Needless to say, Democrats are hoping to use the issue to motivate their base.
They are used by the government as one of the economic levers intended to motivate enterprises toward greater efficiency.Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
These problems may then motivate you to enter individual therapy.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
He had felt it before, but the feeling was strong enough now to motivate action.Earthsmith|Milton Lesser
If He is in us, why does He not manifest to us continually, why does His power not always motivate our actions?An Interpretation of Friends Worship|N. Jean Toomer
These principles motivate our actions within the United Nations.