incentivize(redirected from incentivise)
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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).
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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.
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v.t. -vized, -viz•ing.
to give incentives to.
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