To stir up or excite; to rouse or goad into action.
"The judge was told by the accused that his friends had incited him to commit the crime."
obsolete form of incite
encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour)
"they conspired to incite riots"
urge or persuade (someone) to act in a violent or unlawful way
"he incited loyal subjects to rebellion"
To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.
give an incentive for action;
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
provoke or stir up;
"incite a riot"
"set off great unrest among the people"
urge on; cause to act;
"They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"