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