Translation of motivar in English:

motivar

to motivate, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (estimular)
    to motivate
    no está nada motivada en ese trabajo that job doesn't motivate her at all
  • 2

    • 2.1(causar)

      este fue el principal factor que motivó su derrota this was the main cause of / the principal reason for his defeat
      • esto ha motivado la subida de precios this has brought about / given rise to the price increase

    • 2.2(impulsar)

      to motivate
      motivado por deseos de venganza motivated by revenge / feelings of revenge
      • ¿qué te motivó a hacerlo? what made you do it?