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To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in Criminal Law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.
inciteverb advise, advocate, agitate, animate, arouse, arouse to action, awaken, bring about, bring on, call forth, cause, counsel, drive, encourage, energize, enthuse, excite, exert influence, exert pressure, exhort, foment, give advice, give impetus, goad, impart momentum, impassion, incitare, induce, influence, initiate, inspire, inspirit, instigate, kindle, launch, move, persuade, press, preeail upon, prompt, provoke, push, rally, recommend, rouse, set in motion, spur on, start, stimulate, stir, stir up, urge, wake
Associated concepts: incite a riot
See also: abet, activate, agitate, bait, cause, coax, engender, evoke, exacerbate, exhort, foment, goad, harass, hasten, impel, induce, influence, inspire, lure, motivate, persuade, pique, press, prevail, prompt, provoke, spirit, stimulate, urge