Synonyms for incite

Synonyms for (verb) incite

Synonyms: set off, incite, instigate, stir up

Definition: provoke or stir up

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

Similar words: provoke, stimulate

Definition: provide the needed stimulus for


Synonyms: prompt, propel, incite, motivate, move, actuate

Definition: give an incentive for action

Usage: This moved me to sacrifice my career

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident