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2 Translation results for incite in Spanish

verb | verbo

incite verb

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incited, has incited, is inciting, incites
incitar, instigar

Example sentences of
incite verb

  • The news incited widespread fear and paranoia.
  • The rock band's failure to show up incited a riot, as the crowd had waited for hours.

Synonyms of
incite verb

Detailed synonyms for incite verb

Incite, instigate, abet, foment, stir up, prompt significan motivar o empujar hacia la acción o la actividad.
  • Incite recalca el agitar y espolear hacia una acción, y puede o no indicar la provocación activa <charged with inciting a riot>.
    antonyms: restrain
  • Instigate indica de forma definitiva la responsabilidad por haber iniciado las acciones de otro, y connota con regularidad una intención deshonesta o maliciosa <instigated a series of lawsuits>.
  • Abet indica tanto ayudar como alentar alguna acción ya iniciada <accused of abetting the car thieves>.
    antonyms: deter
  • Foment indica el provocar con insistencia algo que está ya en un agitado estado de actividad <fomented a revolt within the army>.
    antonyms: quell
  • Stir up significa provocar <he knew his comments would stir up controversy>.
  • Prompt connota causar que alguien haga algo, frecuentemente incidentalmente <curiosity prompted her to ask a few questions>.

incitar verbo

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to incite, to rouse

Reverse translation for incite

incitar  - to incite, to rouse 
instigar  - to instigate, to incite 
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