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Synonyms for motivating

Noun

1. motivation, motivating, act, deed, human action, human activity
usage: the act of motivating; providing incentive

Verb

1. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite, cause, do, make
usage: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

Adjective

1. motivative(prenominal), motive(prenominal), motivating, causative (vs. noncausative)
usage: impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments"
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