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Incentives
Definition:
Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal- seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.

Synonyms:

noun
motivations
Energies, Stimuli, Drives, motivations, prods, impulses, impetuses, incitements.
payments
Salaries, Expenditures, Fees, discharges, retributions, settlements, deposits, refunds, reimbursements, bankrolls, disbursements, installments, payrolls, repayments.
rewards
amends, sweepstakes, wages, Bonuses, Bounties, Carrots, Grants, Plums, Remunerations, Rewards, Sweeteners, allowances, compensations, considerations, lures, gifts, payments, allotments, stipends, awards, enticements, gratuities, honoraria, inducements, prizes, temptations, tips, treats, tributes.
Examples of usage:
  1. Certainly, unless he is a mere animal requiring only physical incentives. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. With Congress' cooperation, we have substantially expanded the Federal government's economic development programs and provided new tax incentives for private investment in urban and rural communities. – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  3. Manifestly, said the doctor, the incentives to wealth- production under a system confessedly resulting in perpetual famine must be ineffectual, and we really need consider them no further; but your economists praised so highly the ambition to get rich as an economic motive and objected so strongly to economic equality because it would shut it off, that a word may be well as to the real value of the lust of wealth as an economic motive. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  4. They do not need incentives, strenuous persuasion, labored and reiterated arguments, to induce them to do what their hearts by creation incline them to do; nor do they need to be held back by main force from that to which they have no natural leaning. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  5. 6. The thirst for novelty is one of the most powerful incentives that take a man to distant countries. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks

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