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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


Broader (hypernym)payment

Narrower (hyponym)dividend, premium, sales incentive

Part meronymincentive program, incentive scheme

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