inducement

  • 1 inducement — in·duce·ment /in düs mənt, dyüs / n 1: factual matter presented by way of introduction or background to explain the principal allegations of a legal cause (as of slander or libel) compare innuendo 2: a significant offer or act that promises or… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 inducement — in‧duce‧ment [ɪnˈdjuːsmənt ǁ ɪnˈduːs ] noun [countable, uncountable] something such as money or a gift that you are offered to persuade you to do something: • There has to be a good inducement for investors to commit money to risky but socially… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Inducement — In*duce ment, n. [From {Induce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inducing, or the state of being induced. [1913 Webster] 2. That which induces; a motive or consideration that leads one to action or induces one to act; as, reward is an inducement to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 inducement — (n.) 1590s, that which induces, from INDUCE (Cf. induce) + MENT (Cf. ment) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 inducement — incentive, spur, *motive, goad, spring, impulse Analogous words: temptation, enticement, seduction, luring or lure (see corresponding verbs at LURE): *stimulus, incitement, impetus, stimulant, excitant …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 inducement — [n] incentive, motive attraction, bait, brainwash*, carrot*, cause, come on*, con*, consideration, desire, encouragement, hard sell*, hook*, impulse, incitement, influence, leader, lure, reward, snow job*, soft soap*, spur, stimulus, sweet talk* …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 inducement — ► NOUN 1) a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something. 2) a bribe …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 inducement — [in do͞os′mənt, indyo͞os′mənt] n. 1. an inducing or being induced 2. anything that induces; motive; incentive 3. Law a) an explanatory introduction in a pleading b) the benefit which a party is to receive for entering into a contract …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 inducement — n. 1) to offer, provide an inducement 2) a strong inducement 3) an inducement to 4) an inducement to + inf. (we had no inducement to work harder) * * * [ɪn djuːsmənt] provide an inducement a strong inducement an inducement to to offer an… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 inducement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ powerful ▪ positive ▪ cash, financial VERB + INDUCEMENT ▪ give, offer (sb/sth as) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 inducement — UK [ɪnˈdjuːsmənt] / US [ɪnˈdusmənt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms inducement : singular inducement plural inducements something that persuades someone to do something a financial inducement to join the company …

    English dictionary

  • 12 inducement — [[t]ɪndju͟ːsmənt, AM du͟ːs [/t]] inducements N COUNT: oft N to inf If someone is offered an inducement to do something, they are given or promised gifts or benefits in order to persuade them to do it. They offer every inducement to foreign… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 inducement — noun (C, U) something such as money or a gift that you are offered to persuade you to do something: inducement to do sth: They offered her a share in the business as an inducement to stay …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 inducement — noun a) An incentive that helps bring about a desired state. Citation of Richard Stallman ...it wont run on a free platform and (...) your program is actually an inducement for people to install non free software. b) An introductory statement of… …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 inducement — in|duce|ment [ınˈdju:smənt US ınˈdu:s ] n [U and C] a reason for doing something, especially something that you will get as a result inducement to do sth ▪ Businesses were offered inducements to move to the area. ▪ financial inducements to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 inducement — in|duce|ment [ ın dusmənt ] noun count or uncount something that persuades someone to do something: a financial inducement to join the company …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 inducement — /ɪnˈdjusmənt/ (say in dyoohsmuhnt) noun 1. the act of inducing (defs 1 and 2). 2. something that induces or persuades; an incentive: *I only pay as a thank you, not as an inducement. –herald, 1990. 3. Law the introductory part of a pleading …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 inducement — paskatinimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Pedagoginio poveikio priemonė vaikų, paauglių, jaunuolių tinkamai veiklai (geram darbui, mokymuisi, elgesiui) teigiamai įvertinti ir gerinti. atitikmenys: angl. encouragement;… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 19 inducement — /ɪn dju:smənt/ noun something which helps to persuade someone to do something ● They offered her a company car as an inducement to stay …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 20 inducement — In contracts, the benefit or advantage which the promisor is to receive from a contract is the inducement for making it. To cause party to choose one course of conduct rather than another. Stoltz v. Delaware Real Estate Com n, Del.Super., 473… …

    Black's law dictionary