Definitions for: Incite

[v] provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
[v] urge on; cause to act
[v] give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

Webster (1913) Definition: In*cite", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incited; p. pr. & vb.
n. Inciting.] [L. incitare; pref. in- in + citare to rouse,
stir up: cf. F. inciter. See Cite.]
To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.

Anthiochus, when he incited Prusias to join in war, set
before him the greatness of the Romans. --Bacon.

No blown ambition doth our arms incite. --Shak.

Syn: Excite; stimulate; instigate; spur; goad; arouse; move;
urge; rouse; provoke; encourage; prompt; animate. See

Synonyms: actuate, egg on, instigate, motivate, move, prod, prompt, propel, set off, stir up

See Also: act, cause, do, goad, halloo, make, move, provoke, raise, stimulate

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