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We found 33 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word instigate:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. instigate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. instigate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. instigate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. instigate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. instigate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. instigate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Instigate, instigate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. instigate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. instigate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. instigate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. instigate: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. instigate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. instigate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Instigate, instigate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. instigate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. instigate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Instigate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Instigate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. instigate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. instigate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Instigate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. instigate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. instigate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. instigate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. instigate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. instigate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. instigate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. instigate: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. instigate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. instigate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. instigate: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (instigate)

verb:  provoke or stir up
verb:  serve as the inciting cause of

▸ Also see instigator

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Phrases that include instigate:   instigate debate

Words similar to instigate:   incite, inspire, instigated, instigating, instigation, instigative, instigator, prompt, abet, cause, set off, stir up, more...

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