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1. incentive

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɛntɪv, ˌɪnˈsɛnɪv'] a positive motivational influence.

Synonyms

  • rational motive
  • moral force
  • motivator
  • inducement

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit
  • inferior
  • undynamic

Etymology

  • incentivus (Latin)
  • incinere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Incentive Scheme

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  • sephardim
  • hapoalim
  • downstream
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  • sarofim
  • ibrahim
  • haradim
  • extreme
  • supreme
  • maxime
  • vadim
  • stream
  • scream
  • rodime
  • regime
  • redeem
  • rahim
  • raheem
  • pezim
  • passim
  • joaquim
  • joachim
  • hakeem
  • esteem
  • daelim
  • basim
  • avrim
  • agleam
  • steam

2. incentive

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɛntɪv, ˌɪnˈsɛnɪv'] an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output.

Synonyms

  • bonus
  • payment
  • incentive program
  • premium
  • dividend
  • sales incentive

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • stative
  • commerce
  • commercialism

Etymology

  • incentivus (Latin)
  • incinere (Latin)

3. scheme

noun. ['ˈskiːm'] an elaborate and systematic plan of action.

Synonyms

  • bubble
  • plot
  • waiting game
  • playbook
  • pyramid scheme
  • incentive scheme
  • counterterrorism
  • strategy
  • dodge
  • wheeze
  • game plan
  • incentive program
  • plan of action
  • stratagem
  • game
  • contrivance
  • house of cards

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. scheme

verb. ['ˈskiːm'] form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.

Synonyms

  • connive
  • intrigue

Antonyms

  • confront
  • stand still
  • away game

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. scheme

noun. ['ˈskiːm'] a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery.

Synonyms

  • dodge
  • falsehood
  • untruth
  • falsity

Antonyms

  • hardness
  • inefficiency
  • inactivity
  • eukaryote

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. scheme

noun. ['ˈskiːm'] a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole.

Synonyms

  • economic system
  • water system
  • judiciary
  • language system
  • ecosystem
  • machinery
  • shebang
  • root system
  • solar system
  • dragnet
  • network
  • social structure
  • social organization
  • structure
  • hierarchy
  • system
  • judicatory
  • body
  • economy
  • judicature
  • web
  • syntax
  • grouping
  • judicial system
  • organism
  • subsystem
  • social organisation
  • social system
  • nonlinear system
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • stander
  • sitter
  • parasite
  • host

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. scheme

noun. ['ˈskiːm'] an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world.

Synonyms

  • schema
  • representation
  • internal representation

Antonyms

  • thick
  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. scheme

verb. ['ˈskiːm'] devise a system or form a scheme for.

Antonyms

  • cowardly

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. scheme

noun. ['ˈskiːm'] a schematic or preliminary plan.

Synonyms

  • plan
  • schema
  • outline
  • programme

Antonyms

  • market economy
  • natural object
  • spoils system
  • merit system

Etymology

  • schema (Latin)
  • σχῆμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with incentive-scheme


1. Noun Phrase
Other tactics have included subsidized public sector housing and incentive schemes for private real estate developers to move down market.

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