Something that motivates, rouses, or encourages. (noun)
A bonus or reward, often monetary, to work harder. (noun)
Examples of word incentive
Another incentive is the tax and duty-free importation of raw materials to be used for book publishing.
"It's some incentive, but the incentive is always to win," Baker says.
Any extra incentive is a plus, and when you have a whole team that wants to shove Selig's Death Wish down his throat, it can only help.
The second trend we see is further acceleration of demand and adoption of what we call incentive and engagement-based programs, working to really get more aggressive engagement of individuals in their proactive health engagement.
The "Compensation Disclosure and Analysis" report for 2010-2011, which outlines the new "short term incentive plan" approved by the board, indicates that BT chief executive Lorne Braithwaite, a veteran real estate executive, could receive a bonus equivalent to 50 per cent of his salary, provided the organization achieves specified financial goals.