incite


incite
in·cite /in-'sīt/ vt in·cit·ed, in·cit·ing: to urge on
incite a riot
in·cite·ment n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

incite
I verb advise, advocate, agitate, animate, arouse, arouse to action, awaken, bring about, bring on, call forth, cause, counsel, drive, encourage, energize, enthuse, excite, exert influence, exert pressure, exhort, foment, give advice, give impetus, goad, impart momentum, impassion, incitare, induce, influence, initiate, inspire, inspirit, instigare, instigate, kindle, launch, move, persuade, press, prevail upon, prompt, provoke, push, rally, recommend, rouse, set in motion, spur on, start, stimulate, stir, stir up, urge, wake associated concepts: incite a riot II index abet, agitate (activate), bait (harass), bait (lure), cause, coax, engender, evoke, exacerbate, exhort, foment, hasten, impel, induce, influence, inspire, motivate, pique, press (goad), prevail (persuade), prompt, provoke, spirit, stimulate, urge

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


incite
To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in criminal law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


incite
To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in criminal law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.

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