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motivates

verb
present tense third-person singular of motivate

Synonyms & Antonyms of motivates

to rouse to action or activity
  • The presence of treats motivated the dogs to obey their owner's commands.
  • They drove a campaign to motivate voters to show up to the polls.

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“Motivates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motivates. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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