Definitions for inciteɪnˈsaɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite(verb)

    give an incentive for action

    "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

  2. incite, instigate, set off, stir up(verb)

    provoke or stir up

    "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

  3. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. incite(Verb)

    To rouse, stir up or excite.

    The judge was told by the accused that his friends had to incite him to commit the crime.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Incite(verb)

    to move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on


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