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Synonyms for incentive
ɪnˈsɛn tɪvin·cen·tive

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Wiktionary

  1. incentivenoun

    Antonyms:
    disincentive

  2. incentivenoun

    I have no incentive to do housework right now.

    Antonyms:
    disincentive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. incentive

    Synonyms:
    inducement, excitation, rousing, motive, stimulus, spur

    Antonyms:
    discouragement, warning, dissuasive, prohibition, deterrent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. incentive, inducement, motivatornoun

    a positive motivational influence

    Synonyms:
    bonus, motivator, inducement, inducing

    Antonyms:
    deterrence, disincentive

  2. bonus, incentivenoun

    an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output

    Synonyms:
    motivator, fillip, bonus, inducement

    Antonyms:
    deterrence, disincentive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. incentivenoun

    Synonyms:
    incitement, inducement, stimulus, impulse, spur, provocative, goad, motive, cause, encouragement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. incentivenoun

    Synonyms:
    motive, spur, incitement, stimulus, inducement provocation

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How to use incentive in a sentence?

  1. Ron DeSantis:

    The people that should pay for it (are) not the American taxpayers, it should be the universities (that) should be responsible for that. If they’re producing people that go deep into debt and their degree is not worth anything, and they’re not able to make enough money to pay it back, then that’s on them, they’ve had an incentive to get more and more loans taken out and then put it in their pocket.

  2. Andrew Mayes:

    The report also emphasizes that, while risks to health of microplastics through ingestion in water may be low, there is a continuing need to reduce plastic inputs into the environment at source, in order to prevent the problem becoming worse, this can be enacted through better waste management and implementation of incentive schemes and governments should prioritize such actions in the overall global strategy to reduce plastic inputs into oceans( the ultimate sink for all of the waste).

  3. Bao Hang:

    Chinese cities rely heavily on land transfer fees to generate revenue and they have a clear incentive to redevelop land on quick turnarounds, even a city with deep commitment to properly handling toxic land will in the end need money.

  4. Danilo Toninelli:

    They provide an incentive and encouragement for the departure of the death boats.

  5. Richard Schmalensee:

    Smart people in industry have every incentive to work on that, but they don't really have any incentive to look forward 20 years, and we think that's the DOE's (Department of Energy's) job.


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