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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·cite /ɪnˈsaɪt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·cite /ɪnˈsaɪt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cite v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incited p. pr. & vb. n. Inciting.]  To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.
    Anthiochus, when he incited Prusias to join in war, set before him the greatness of the Romans.   --Bacon.
    No blown ambition doth our arms incite.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Excite; stimulate; instigate; spur; goad; arouse; move; urge; rouse; provoke; encourage; prompt; animate. See Excite.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my
           career" [syn: motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt]
      2: provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest
         among the people" [syn: instigate, set off, stir up]
      3: urge on; cause to act; "They other children egged the boy
         on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the
         window" [syn: prod, egg on]