- 1something that is given to someone to persuade them to do something synonym incentive
- 2 There is little inducement for them to work harder. Car dealers are offering generous financial inducements to encourage the sale of new vehicles. Government officials have been accused of accepting inducements (= bribes ) from local businessmen.
NAmE//ɪnˈdusmənt//[countable, uncountable]inducement (to/for somebody) (to do something)