To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions; as to instigate one to a crime.
instigate in Dutch is aansporen, aanvuren, aanwakkeren
instigate in German is anstiften
instigate in Norwegian is egge, tilskynder
instigate in Spanish is espolear, incitar, animar, instigar
instigate in Swedish is anstifta