incentive adj

incentive adj
Police dogs often have a powerful in-scent-ive.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • incentive — [in sent′iv] adj. [ME < LL incentivum < neut. pp. of L incinere, to sing < in , in, on + canere, to sing: see CHANT] stimulating one to take action, work harder, etc.; encouraging; motivating n. something that stimulates one to take… …   English World dictionary

  • incentive — n. & adj. n. 1 (often foll. by to) a motive or incitement, esp. to action. 2 a payment or concession to stimulate greater output by workers. adj. serving to motivate or incite. Etymology: ME f. L incentivus setting the tune f. incinere incent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • incentive — incentively, adv. /in sen tiv/, n. 1. something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity. adj. 2. inciting, as to action; stimulating; provocative. [1400 50; late ME < LL… …   Universalium

  • incentive — in·cen·tive || ɪn sentɪv n. stimulus, inducement, enticement, encouragement adj. provocative, stimulating, inciting, encouraging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stimulant — /stim yeuh leuhnt/, n. 1. Physiol., Med. something that temporarily quickens some vital process or the functional activity of some organ or part: Adrenalin is a stimulant for the heart. 2. any food or beverage that stimulates, esp. coffee, tea,… …   Universalium

  • stimulant — stim·u·lant || stɪmjÉ™lÉ™nt / jÊŠl n. substance that quickens a vital process (Medicine); stimulus, incentive adj. tending to quicken a vital process (Medicine); stimulating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stimulants — stim·u·lant || stɪmjÉ™lÉ™nt / jÊŠl n. substance that quickens a vital process (Medicine); stimulus, incentive adj. tending to quicken a vital process (Medicine); stimulating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scent n — Getting into the skunk selling business might make a lot of scents. incentive adj, center n …   English expressions

  • tonic — n 1. medicine, Med. roborant, Med. analeptic, restorative, cordial, ptisan, Inf. bracer; invigorant, stimulant, pickup. 2. refresher, boost, Inf. pick me up, Inf. picker upper, Inf. upper, Inf. shot in the arm, Inf. ego trip; pep talk, build up,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • added — adj. Added is used with these nouns: ↑advantage, ↑attraction, ↑benefit, ↑bonus, ↑burden, ↑comfort, ↑complexity, ↑complication, ↑confidence, ↑convenience, ↑cost, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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