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tr.v. in·cen·tiv·ized, in·cen·tiv·iz·ing, in·cen·tiv·iz·es
To offer incentives or an incentive to; motivate: "This bill will help incentivize everybody to solve that part of the problem" (Richard A. Gephardt).


(ɪnˈsɛntɪˌvaɪz) or


a. to provide (someone) with a good reason for wanting to do something: why not incentivize companies to relocate?.
b. to promote (something) with a particular incentive: an incentivized share option scheme.


(ɪnˈsɛn tɪˌvaɪz)
v.t. -vized, -viz•ing.
to give incentives to.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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And still another survey of 20 companies from different industries found that 90% of the respondents thought that incentivizing and rewarding innovation was "something we should be doing better.
Through the Affordable Care Act, the federal government is incentivizing doctors, hospitals and the industry that supplies doctors and hospitals to bring computers into the front office in order to gather and share critically important patient health information, not just billing and bookkeeping information.
Treasury announced its plans to help homeowners lower payments on their second mortgages, helping them avoid foreclosures while also incentivizing loan servicers.
It's a paltry enough sum -- considering the tens of millions routinely squandered at City Hall without public benefit -- so forcing them to use it or lose it is tantamount to incentivizing wasteful spending.
Local California newspaper the Santa Cruz County Sentinel recently reported that the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District (MBUAPCD) is funding a program incentivizing the purchase of neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs).
Although we have put a lot of emphasis on this subject in the past, what we want to do during the next year is continue this effort, embedding and incentivizing corrosion control in all our activities.
Believing that wholeheartedly, as he seems to, allows him to spend very little time considering anti-welfarist arguments on their own terms--either the practical argument that AFDC, at least, hurt its recipients by incentivizing them to have children out of wedlock and to leave the workforce and the mainstream culture, or the philosophical argument that government has no obligation to citizens who, for long stretches of years, don't work.
Incentivizing management to increase shareholder value means nothing to management unless the executives understand how value is created.
The State of Massachusetts through the Environmentally Preferable Products Procurement Program is incentivizing state agencies and subdivisions to purchase products that have a reduced negative effect on the environment.
More than 200 participants, primarily from business and investment, will discuss topics including: anti-corruption efforts in emerging markets, the role of investors in incentivizing good governance, corruption in the banking sector and the importance of collective action.
By offering generous financial rewards to disgruntled employees, we believe the Business Software Alliance is actually incentivizing non-compliance to generate revenue, because in many instances, the informants are the very people responsible for software compliance at the companies they report.