incite

(redirected from inciters)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Incite

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.

incite

verb 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
References in periodicals archive ?
Over the past few years, the main focus of the inciters against Israel on campus has been on attempts to boycott Israeli universities.
The Premier emphasised that "systematic" acts of violence and terrorism must be confronted with vigilance and caution so as to not let inciters of sedition and hate-mongers achieve their evil goals.
| KUWAIT, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior said Wednesday night the law-enforcers rounded up a number of rioters and inciters of violence in residential areas.
Terrorism expert Professor Paul Wilkinson said: "Bin Laden and his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri, are the ideological mentors and inciters of terrorism.
// HRH Prime Minister: The law applies to participants, inciters of terrorism.
// Budaiya, Banu Jamrah citizens slam inciters of sectarian strife, sedition.
The director said that some of the family members were arrested as well as the inmates involved and the inciters. The Public Prosecution was notified.
He expressed his trust that security men will and arrest the criminals and their inciters and bring them to justice to get their punishment for their mean acts.
The Minister in his intervening speech during today's session of the Council of Representatives said that the perpetrators, inciters, accomplices and culprits of this horrendous crime will be tracked down, arrested and the law will take its due course.
Manama, Dec 31 (BNA) -- Members of the House of Representatives, during today's regular session chaired by House Speaker Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani, called for the security services to firmly confront terrorism and inciters for maintaining the homeland's security and stability and safeguarding the lives of innocent citizens and residents, praising the Interior Ministry and security forces' efforts in foiling terrorist plots.
"The Independence's Man" will remain the Homeland's safety valve: HRH the Prime Minister is a thorn in the throat of terrorists and inciters.
He explained that the frequent allegations by inciters against policemen had been tackled by facts, such as the case of a girl that was allegedly reported to be raped by a policeman.