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motive +‎ -ate

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Infinitive
to Motivate

Third person singular
motivates

Simple past
motivated

Past participle
motivated

Present participle
motivating

to Motivate (third-person singular simple present motivates, present participle motivating, simple past and past participle motivated)
  1. (transitive) To provide someone with an incentive to do something; to encourage.
    • The weekly staff meeting was meant to motivate employees.
  2. (transitive) To animate; to propel; to cause to take action
    • He was motivated purely by self-interest.
    • Steam motivated pumps are used in manufacturing.

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motivate f.

  1. Feminine plural form of motivato

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motivate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of motivare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of motivare#Italian.
  3. Feminine plural of motivato.

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