[in-sen-tiv] /ɪnˈsɛn tɪv/
something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity.
inciting, as to action; stimulating; provocative.
a motivating influence; stimulus
serving to incite to action
early 15c., from Late Latin incentivum, noun use of neuter of Latin adjective incentivus “setting the tune” (in Late Latin “inciting”), from past participle stem of incinere “strike up,” from in- “in, into” (see in- (2)) + canere “sing” (see chant (v.)). Sense influenced by association with incendere “to kindle.” The adjective use, in reference to a system of rewards meant to encourage harder work, first attested 1943 in jargon of the U.S. war economy; as a noun, in this sense, from 1948.
[in-si-duh nt] /ˈɪn sɪ dənt/ noun 1. an individual occurrence or event. 2. a distinct piece of action, or an episode, as in a story or play. 3. something that occurs casually in connection with something else. 4. something appertaining or attaching to something else. 5. an occurrence of seemingly minor importance, especially involving nations […]
[in-si-den-tl] /ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening or likely to happen in an unplanned or subordinate conjunction with something else. 2. incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount: incidental expenses. 3. likely to happen or naturally appertaining (usually followed by to). noun 4. something incidental, as a circumstance. 5. incidentals, minor […]
[in-kloo-zhuh n] /ɪnˈklu ʒən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. something that is . 4. Biology. a body suspended in the cytoplasm, as a granule. 5. Mineralogy. a solid body or a body of gas or liquid enclosed within the mass of a mineral. 6. Petrography. . 7. […]
[in-kawr-puh-rey-tid] /ɪnˈkɔr pəˌreɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. formed or constituted as a legal corporation. 2. combined in one body; made part of. /ɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪtɪd/ adjective 1. united or combined into a whole 2. organized as a legal corporation, esp in commerce Abbreviation Inc, inc