"motive" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

motive
[ˈməʊtɪv]
sustantivo
1. motivo (m) razón (f) (reason); móvil (m) (Law)
adjetivo
también:
  • motive force -> fuerza (f) motriz

motive [mou-tiv]
adjetivo
1. Motor, motriz, que mueve o tiene eficacia o virtud para mover.
sustantivo
2. Motivo, causa o razón que mueve a hacer alguna cosa; aguijón, estímulo.
3. Idea, concepción predominante; sujeto, tema, designio; motivo músico.

motive [ˈməʊtɪv]
noun
motivo (m); (for crime) móvil (m)
what can his motive have been? ¿qué motivos habrá tenido?; my motives were of the purest lo hice con la mejor intención
adjective
motor fem: motora/motriz; (fem: motora/motriz)
modifier
motive power (n) fuerza (f) motriz

Verb Conjugations for "motive" (go to el motivo; el móvil)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I motive I motived I will motive
you motive you motived you will motive
he/she motives he/she motived he/she will motive
we motive we motived we will motive
you motive you motived you will motive
they motive they motived they will motive
Complete motive conjugation >
"motive" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

motivar
transitive verb
1. to motivate (impulsar); to cause (causar)

motivar [mo-te-var’]
article & verb transitive
1. To give a reason for anything, to assign a motive (causar).
2. To explain (explicar).

motivar
verbo:transitivo
1 (estimular) to motivate
los estudios ya no la motivan she is no longer motivated by her studies
2 (causar) to cause
un retraso motivado por circunstancias ajenas a su voluntad a delay caused by circumstances beyond his control
3 (explicar) to justify; explain
motivó su decisión con razonamientos muy válidos she had some very sound reasons to justify her decision

Verb Conjugations for "motivar" (go to el motivo; el móvil)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo motivo motivé motivaba motivaría motivaré
motivas motivaste motivabas motivarías motivarás
él/ella/Ud. motiva motivó motivaba motivaría motivará
nosotros motivamos motivamos motivábamos motivaríamos motivaremos
vosotros motiváis motivasteis motivabais motivaríais motivaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. motivan motivaron motivaban motivarían motivarán
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