Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
citareto rouse, stir up: cf. F.
To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.
Anthiochus, when he
incitedPrusias to join in war, set before him the greatness of the Romans.
Syn. – Excite; stimulate; instigate; spur; goad; arouse; move; urge; rouse; provoke; encourage; prompt; animate. See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To move the mind to action by persuasion or motives presented; to stir up; to rouse; to spur on.
Antiochus, when he incited Prusias to join in war, set before him the greatness of the Romans.
2.To move to action by impulse or influence.
No blown ambition does our arms incite.
3.To animate; to encourage.
See also: incité
incite (third-person singular simple present incites, present participle inciting, simple past and past participle incited)
- To rouse, stir up or excite.
- The judge was told by the accused that his friends had to incite him to commit the crime.
to rouse, stir up or excite
- first-person singular present indicative of inciter
- third-person singular present indicative of inciter
- first-person singular present subjunctive of inciter
- second-person singular imperative of inciter
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of incitar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of incitar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of incitar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of incitar