Definition of Motivating

1. Noun. The act of motivating; providing incentive.

Exact synonyms: Motivation
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Derivative terms: Motivate, Motivational



2. Adjective. Impelling to action. "Motivating arguments"
Exact synonyms: Motivative, Motive
Similar to: Causative
Derivative terms: Motivate, Motive

Definition of Motivating

1. Adjective. Effectively providing an incentive. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of motivate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Motivating

1. motivate [v] - See also: motivate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Motivating

motion study
motional
motionally
motioned
motioner
motioners
motioning
motionless
motionlessly
motionlessness
motions
motis
motivate
motivated
motivates
motivating (current term)
motivation
motivational
motivationally
motivationless
motivations
motivative
motivative(a)
motivator
motivators
motive
motive(a)
motive power
motived
motiveless

Literary usage of Motivating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Essentials of Good Teaching by Edwin Arthur Turner, Lotus Delta Coffman (1920)
"Telling the Story a motivating Device. — Another effective device in the ... In addition to its motivating power in reading, this device serves as a useful ..."

2. Motivation & Learning: A Teacher's Guide to Building Excitement for Learning by Spence Rogers, Jim Ludington, Shari Graham (1999)
"235 motivating LESSONS PURPOSE To assist teachers in designing units that are most likely motivating to students. DESCRIPTION USES Students tend to work on ..."

3. Preventing Gang & Drug Related Witness Intimidation by Peter Finn (1996)
"motivating Judges To Act Prosecutors and police investigators report they have found several ways of motivating at least some judges to become more ..."

4. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"... in a Photo Album motivating Readers Because I am fortunate enough to visit a host of schools over the course of a year in a variety of capacities, ..."

5. Educational Method by National education association of the United States Dept. of supervisors and directors of instruction (1922)
"Course of Study in Geography, Baltimore County, Md. motivating THE OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES OF A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL MATIE P. BABER English Teacher, Enslow Junior ..."

6. Developing a Law Enforcement Stress Program for Officers and Their Families by Peter Finn, Julie E. Tomz (1998)
"motivating Management To Implement Change Many law enforcement managers institute organizational changes to reduce officer stress simply because they feel ..."

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