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

    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


  2. deterrent(adj)

    tending to deter


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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