transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
to provide an incentive or incentives for
transitive verbin·cen·tiv·ized, in·cen·tiv·iz·ing, in·cen·tiv·iz·es
To offer incentives or an incentive to; motivate: “This bill will help incentivize everybody to solve that part of the problem” ( Richard A. Gephardt )
(third-person singular simple present incentivizes, present participle incentivizing, simple past and past participle incentivized)
- Used relatively more than incent to refer to the use of systems of incentives.
incentive +"Ž -ize