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Definition of Incentive


  1. Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.
  2. Serving to kindle or set on fire.
  3. 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; as, the love of money, and the desire of promotion, are two powerful incentives to action.

Incentive Quotations

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
William Pollard

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden

The Honorable Elijah Muhammad says that we should be separate, all right, but in this separate state or separate existence, the black man should be given the opportunity and the incentive to do for himself what the white man has done for himself.
Malcolm X

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
Hosea Ballou

Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.
Herbert Hoover
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Incentive Translations

incentive in French is stimulus
incentive in German is Anreiz {m}
incentive in Norwegian is incitament, ansporende, oppmuntring
incentive in Spanish is estimulo, incentivo
incentive in Swedish is motivation
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