deterrent synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term deterrent:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap(adj)

    something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

    Synonyms:
    hitch, verification, impedimenta, stoppage, hindrance, disability, halt, chip, tab, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, confirmation, impairment, check mark, impediment, rafter, obstruction, baulk, checkout, hinderance, curb, chit, stop, disablement, cheque, obstructer, substantiation, stay, obstructor, deterrent, encumbrance, balk, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, preventative, interference, assay, bridle, check

    Antonyms:
    permissive

  2. deterrent(adj)

    tending to deter

    Antonyms:
    permissive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

deterrence, dissuasive, disincentive, dissuasion, crackdown, chilling, deterring



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