Synonyms of motivate in English:

motivate


See definition of motivate

verb

1‘she was primarily motivated by the desire for profit’

SYNONYMS

prompt, drive, move, inspire, stimulate, influence, lead, persuade, actuate, activate, impel, push, propel, spur, spur on

provoke, trigger, cause, bring about, occasion, induce, incite

2‘it's the teacher's job to motivate the child at school’

SYNONYMS

inspire, stimulate, encourage, spur, spur on, galvanize, arouse, rouse, excite, stir, stir up, fire with enthusiasm, fire the imagination of

rare inspirit, incentivize

ANTONYMS

demotivate