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inducement

in·duce·ment

inducement

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn dus mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of inducing.
synonyms:
encouragement, persuasion
similar words:
causation, impulsion
definition 2: something used to persuade someone to a course of action; incentive.
The free use of a company car was a strong inducement for him to take the job.
synonyms:
goad, incentive, influence, stimulus
antonyms:
deterrent
similar words:
carrot, come-on, impetus, motive, reason, stimulant