in·cite /in-'sīt/ vt in·cit·ed, in·cit·ing: to urge onincite a riotin·cite·ment n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
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
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. William C. Burton. 2006
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.
Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.