v 1: the act of motivating someone to acheive a desired result syn: induce, cause ant: inhibit 2: to implement a method of payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output syn: reward
Middle English, from Late Latin incentvum, from neuter of incentvus, inciting, from Latin, setting the tune, from incentus, past participle of incinere, to sound : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + canere, to sing; see kan- in Indo-European Roots.
We will incentify the sales force to increase revenues with a new commission program.
To cause someone to be excited about what you're offering.
If you offer your customers a discount, this will incentify them (to buy from you).