Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) An incentive is something that makes you feel like you want to do something.

Examples: (noun) Doctors have a lot of incentive to see many patients and little incentive to spend much time with each one. (noun) The government is cutting taxes to provide incentives for investment.

Synonyms: nouns: encouragement, motivation, reason.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 C