Definition of incite verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

incite

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈsaɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they incite
 
he / she / it incites
 
past simple incited
 
-ing form inciting
 
 
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to encourage someone to do something violent, illegal, or unpleasant, especially by making them angry or excited incite something to incite crime/racial hatred/violence incite somebody (to something) They were accused of inciting the crowd to violence. incite somebody to do something He incited the workforce to go on strike.
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