incentive definition

  • noun:
    • some thing, such as the concern about punishment or the hope of incentive, that induces activity or motivates work.
    • a thing that motivates, rouses, or encourages.
    • A bonus or incentive, usually monetary, to exert effort more difficult.
    • whatever moves or influences the mind, or functions regarding interests; that which incites, or tends to incite, to determination or action; that which encourages to great or ill; motive; spur.
    • whatever moves your brain or stirs the passions; whatever incites or tends to incite to activity; motive; spur: as, pleasure is a robust incentive.
    • Synonyms Impulse, an such like. (identify motive), stimulation, incitement, reassurance, goad.
    • an optimistic inspirational impact
    • an additional payment (or any other remuneration) to workers as a way of increasing output
  • adjective:
    • Serving to induce or inspire: an incentive bonus for high output.
    • Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.
    • providing to kindle or set burning.
  • others:
    • Inciting; motivating.
    • Setting fire; igniting; shooting; incendiary.

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