HyperDic: incentive

English > 2 senses of the word incentive:
NOUNmotiveincentive, inducement, motivatora positive motivational influence
possessionincentive, bonusan additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
incentive > pronunciation
Soundsihnseh'nihv; ihnseh'ntihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > incentive: 2 senses > noun 1, motive
MeaningA positive motivational influence.
Synonymsinducement, motivator
Narrowermoral force, dynamicAn efficient incentive
Broaderrational motiveA motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
Oppositedisincentive, deterrenceA negative / negative motivational influence
Spanishaliciente, estímulo, incentivo
Catalanal·licient, estímul, incentiu
English > incentive: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningAn additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output.
Synonymbonus
Part ofincentive program, incentive schemeA formal scheme for inducing someone (as employees) to do something
NarrowerdividendA bonus
premiumA prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
sales incentiveremuneration offered to a salesperson for exceeding some predetermined sales goal
BroaderpaymentA sum of money paid or a claim discharged
Spanishincentivo, plus

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