Thesaurus > Related Words: instigate

  Words related to instigate

Related / Similar Words: prompt, inspire, incite, set off, stir up

 

Definition:
  • serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives";
  • provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people";

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    Hyponyms: raise

     

    Derivational Morphology: abetment, instigation, fomentation, instigator, initiator, suggestion, prompting, provoker, inciter, instigant, firebrand, incitation, incitement, provocation

     

    Anagrams: staginess, tanginess, assenting, in stages

     

     
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