Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To urge on; goad.
  • v. To stir up; foment.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To stimulate to an action or course; incite to do something; set or goad on; urge: generally in a bad sense: as, to instigate one to commit a crime.
  • To stir up; foment; bring about by incitement or persuasion: as, to instigate crime or insurrection; to instigate a quarrel.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. serve as the inciting cause of
  • v. provoke or stir up
  • Verb Form
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    cause    get    have    induce    stimulate    make   
    Words with the same meaning
    incite    tempt    animate    encourage    urge    impel    stimulate    provoke    spur