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The result was a system not open to alternatives from the outside and with no internal incentives for innovation.

Simple: our educational system provides few incentives for schools to improve.

The regime, meanwhile, has its own incentives for halting the violence in the city.

I guess the tax incentives they offer in North America are too attractive.

The incentives for even the most respected news agencies to rely on clickbait are obvious: traffic.

The private ownership of land is one of the greatest incentives to human effort that the world has ever known.

Our constant visits to the theatre were strong incentives to a preparatory study of the plays of Goethe, Schiller, and Lessing.

The novelty of the thing may have pleased them; but the real incentives lay deeper down in the natural goodness of their hearts.

They are always males; gay young bachelors, with no incentives, we will suppose, to an industrious career.

The Skipper was boiling with rage under the influence of various incentives as he approached.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incentives, such as: motivation, stimulus, impetus, encouragement, reason, and enticement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.