Medical Dictionary

motivate

vt mo·ti·vate \ˈmōt-ə-ˌvāt\
mo·ti·vat·edmo·ti·vat·ing

Medical Definition of MOTIVATE

:  to provide with a motive or serve as a motive for <motivate patients to change unhealthy lifestyles>
mo·ti·va·tive \-ˌvāt-iv\ adjective

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