Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to cause to happen
The violence was instigated by ex-members of the secret police.
Sinonimi
provoke
His comments have provoked a shocked reaction.
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start
Who started the fight?
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encourage
She encouraged her to demand a pay rise.
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move
The hearings moved me to come up with these suggestions.
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influence
The conference influenced us to launch the campaign.
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prompt
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
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trigger
the incident which triggered the outbreak of the First World War
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spur
His friend's plight had spurred him into taking part.
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stimulate
I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
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set off
It set off a storm of speculation.
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initiate
They wanted to initiate a discussion on economics.
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bring about
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rouse
He did more to rouse the crowd than anybody else.
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prod
a tactic to prod the government into spending more on education
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stir up
,
get going
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incite
He incited his fellow citizens to take revenge.
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kick-start
He has chosen to kick-start the economy by slashing interest rates.
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whip up
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impel
I felt impelled to go on speaking.
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kindle
These poems have helped kindle the imagination of generations of children.
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foment
They accused strike leaders of fomenting violence.
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actuate
They were actuated by desire.
Contrari

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of actuate
Definition
to motivate someone
They were actuated by desire.
in the sense of encourage
Definition
to stimulate (something or someone) by approval or help
She encouraged her to demand a pay rise.
Sinonimi
in the sense of foment
Definition
to encourage or stir up (trouble)
They accused strike leaders of fomenting violence.
Sinonimi
stir up,
whip up,
sow the seeds of,
fan the flames

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