HyperDic: incite

English > 3 senses of the word incite:
VERBcreationincite, motivate, actuate, propel, move, promptgive an incentive for action / action
communicationincite, instigate, set off, stir upprovoke or stir ... / stir up
contactincite, prod, egg onurge on
incite > pronunciation
Soundsihnsay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > incite: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningGive an incentive for action / action.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey incite him to write the letter
Synonymsmotivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Similar toaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
moveArouse sympathy or compassion in
Spanishincitar, instigar, motivar, propulsar
Catalanincitar, instigar, motivar
Nounsincitationsomething that incites or provokes
incitementneeded encouragement
English > incite: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningProvoke or stir ... / stir up.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"incite a riot"
Synonymsinstigate, set off, stir up
Cause toact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Narrowerraiseactivate or stir up
Broaderprovoke, stimulateProvide the needed stimulus for
Spanishincitar, instigar, levantar, provocar
Catalanincitar
Adjectivesincitivearousing to action or rebellion
Nounsincitation, incitementan act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating / instigating
incitationsomething that incites or provokes
incitersomeone who deliberately foments trouble
English > incite: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningurge on; cause to act.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsprod, egg on
Narrowergoadurge with or as if with a goad
gooseprod into action
halloourge on with shouts
Spanishincitar
Catalanincitar
Nounsincitationan act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating / instigating
incitement, incitationsomething that incites or provokes
incitersomeone who deliberately foments trouble

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