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incentive

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  • nounlure, inducement
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Synonyms for incentive

noun lure, inducement
  • encouragement
  • enticement
  • impetus
  • motivation
  • reason
  • stimulus
  • allurement
  • bait
  • carrot
  • catalyst
  • come-on
  • consideration
  • determinant
  • drive
  • excuse
  • exhortation
  • goad
  • ground
  • impulse
  • incitement
  • influence
  • insistence
  • inspiration
  • instigation
  • motive
  • persuasion
  • provocation
  • purpose
  • rationale
  • spring
  • spur
  • stimulant
  • stimulation
  • temptation
  • urge
  • whip
  • reason why

Antonyms for incentive

  • discouragement
  • hindrance
  • deterrent
  • dislike
  • prevention
  • block
  • turn-off
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bribe

noun. payoff to influence illegal or wrong activity
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