Student Thesaurus

One entry found for incite.
Entry Word: incite
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cause or encourage the development of <the rock band's failure to show up incited a riot, as the crowd had waited for hours>
Synonyms abet, ferment, foment, instigate, provoke, raise, stir (up), whip (up)
Related Words forward, foster, further, promote, sow, stimulate; set off, trigger; excite, galvanize, inflame, inspire, motivate, rouse; activate, energize, quicken, vitalize
Near Antonyms check, curb, discourage, inhibit, restrain; calm, soothe, subdue, tranquilize (also tranquillize)
2 to rouse to strong feeling or action <the demagogue's speech incited the crowd to riot> -- see PROVOKE 1