Definitions for incite

Definitions for (verb) incite

Main entry: set off, incite, instigate, stir up

Definition: provoke or stir up

Usage: incite a riot; set off great unrest among the people

Main entry: prod, incite, egg on

Definition: urge on; cause to act

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

Main entry: prompt, propel, incite, motivate, move, actuate

Definition: give an incentive for action

Usage: This moved me to sacrifice my career

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