motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite(verb)
give an incentive for action
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
incite, instigate, set off, stir up(verb)
provoke or stir up
"incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
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"
To rouse, stir up or excite.
The judge was told by the accused that his friends had to incite him to commit the crime.
to move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-sīt′, v.t. to rouse: to move the mind to action: to encourage: to goad.—ns. Incit′ant, that which incites: a stimulant; Incitā′tion, the act of inciting or rousing: an incentive.—adj. and n. Incit′ative.—ns. Incite′ment; Incit′er.—adv. Incit′ingly. [Fr.,—L. incitāre—in, in, citāre, to rouse—ciēre, to put in motion.]
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The numerical value of incite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of incite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A president can't incite that sort of thing.
Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
Don't start splashing around -- you're just going to excite, incite and encourage the shark's interest.
He definitely learned a lot about how to maneuver, to incite conflict between each contestant and each political candidate.
The last thing we need are leaders who incite fear, what Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and others are suggesting is not only wrong, it’s dangerous.
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Translations for incite
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- anstacheln, anregenGerman
- amotinar, incitarSpanish
- تحریک کردنPersian
- kiihottaa, kannustaa, yllyttääFinnish
- उत्तेजित करनाHindi
- 扇ぐ, 嗾ける, 駆り立てますJapanese
- incitō, incitareLatin
- aanzetten, ophitsen, aansporenDutch
- incitar, provocarPortuguese
- îndemna, atâța, incitaRomanian
- подстрекать, подбивать, разжигатьRussian
- kışkırtmak, tahrikTurkish
- xúi giụcVietnamese
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