Complete Definition of "incentive"

English

Etymology
From Latin incentivus, "setting the tune", from incinere, "to strike up", from canere, "to sing".

Noun
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  1. Something that motivates, rouses, or encourages.

#:I have no incentive to do housework right now.

  1. A cash bonus or monetary reward.

#:Management offered the sales team a $500 incentive for each car sold.

Translations
trans-top|something that motivates
Finnish: kannustin, kannuste, insentiivi, kiihoke, virike, yllyke, porkkana
German: Anreiz m, Ansporn m
Hebrew: ת×ר××¥ (tamritz)
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trans-top|a cash bonus
Finnish: palkkio, kannustuspalkkio, tulospalkkio, bonus
German: Bonus m
Hebrew: ת×ר××¥ (tamritz)
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See also
tax incentive

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