incite incite  /ɪn ˈsaɪt/


  1. (v) provoke or stir up
  2. (v) urge on; cause to act
  3. (v) give an incentive for action

Derived Word(s)


  1. She sings of brotherhood to incite student riots.
  2. The only surefire way to get out of a crushing mortgage is to stop mailing in checks and incite the bank to foreclose.
  3. The Israelis also believe the Iraq fiasco emboldened Iran to incite its Palestinian allies.


  1. The Diner's Guide To Tipping

    There are certain topics that are guaranteed to incite passionate responses. Discussing controversial issues such as religion or politics is bound to land you in, at the least, a spirited debate. Oddly, you'll find that similar vigor and vitriol enters the conversation when discussing tipping etiquette, especially if you bring it up around those in the restaurant industry. The debate over who ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Blaze's Ikner goes from tryout prospect to AFL starter

    SALT LAKE CITY – As is tradition the morning of every road game for the Utah Blaze, players and coaches gathered in the  meeting room of the visiting hotel for an overview of that night’s matchup. Rather than incite inspiration using his own words, c oach Ron James opened the floor to his players, allowing them to opportunity to express their own motivations. read more
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Standard-Examiner

  3. UBL Acquires Local Incite -- Adds Chicago Presence

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Business Listing, a service of UBL Interactive, Inc., today announced the acquisition of the assets of Local Incite, the Chicago-based Local Search ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "It does us no good to incite fear in people by saying that there's these end-of-life provisions, these death panels," Murkowski told a crowd this week.
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Lisa Murkowski Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I've received threats since I assumed elected office, not only because of my position but also because I'm Jewish," Cantor said. "Any suggestion that a leader in this body would incite threats...... is akin to saying I would endanger myself,...
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Eric Cantor Source: CBS News

  3. The call for al-Dhari's arrest came two days after Iraqi President Jalal Talabani called him a hard-liner with "nothing to do but incite sectarian and ethnic sedition."
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Jalal Talabani Source: International Herald Tribune

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