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English noun: incentive

1. incentive (motive) a positive motivational influence


Synonymsinducement, motivator


Broader (hypernym)rational motive


Narrower (hyponym)dynamic, moral force


Antonymsdeterrence, disincentive

2. incentive (possession) an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output


Synonymsbonus


Broader (hypernym)payment


Narrower (hyponym)dividend, premium, sales incentive


Part meronymincentive program, incentive scheme









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