Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.adjective
Serving to induce or motivate.
Setting fire; igniting; firing; incendiary.noun
That which moves the mind or stirs the passions; that which incites or tends to incite to action; motive; spur: as, pride is a powerful incentive.noun
Synonyms Impulse, etc. (see
Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.adjective
Serving to kindle or set on fire.noun
That which moves or influences the mind, or operates on the passions; that which incites, or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which prompts to good or ill; motive; spur.noun