Meaning of incentive

in•cen•tive

Pronunciation: (in-sen'tiv), [key]
— n.
  1. something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity.
—adj.
  1. inciting, as to action; stimulating; provocative.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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