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Synonyms for deter
dɪˈtɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deter, discourage(verb)

    try to prevent; show opposition to

    "We should discourage this practice among our youth"

    Synonyms:
    monish, admonish, warn, discourage, dissuade

  2. dissuade, deter(verb)

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

    Synonyms:
    discourage, dissuade

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deter

    Synonyms:
    warn, stop, dissuade, disincline, indispose, dispirit, hinder, prevent, discourage, dishearten, terrify, scare

    Antonyms:
    encourage, incite, provoke, move, allure, prompt, tempt, seduce, persuade

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deter(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    restrain, hinder, discourage, withhold (by fear)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deter(v)

    Synonyms:
    hinder, prevent, dissuade, restrain

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deter":

    discourage, dissuade, prevent, deterring, deterrence, curb

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How to use deter in a sentence?

  1. Ricardo Galvao:

    Historically the DETER numbers are much lower than PRODES.

  2. Philip Marey:

    It is the (low) inflation picture that will deter them from pulling the trigger on interest rates early.

  3. Mark Dubowitz:

    I imagine the administration is providing this info publicly to frighten the regime in Iran and also as part of responsible contingency planning, part of the psychological operations being employed to deter further regime escalation.

  4. Attorney General William Barr:

    Our ability to deter attacks had obviously broken down. The Iranians had been given a number of red lines and were crossing those lines, this was a legitimate act of self-defense because it disrupted ongoing attacks that were being conducted, a campaign against the Americans. And it reestablished deterrence, it responded to attacks that had been already committed.

  5. Neil Saunders:

    While the negative reports of braking issues will not deter Tesla brand enthusiasts, it might raise doubts among the more casual buyer, it is important not to be too harsh on Tesla as other vehicles have had their share of safety and technical issues. The issue for Tesla is that unlike other car companies, it is a young brand that needs to win people over so can't afford too many missteps.

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Translations for deter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • разубеждавам, възпирамBulgarian
  • verhindern, abhaltenGerman
  • disuadir, evitar, prevenir, desalentarSpanish
  • estää, pidätellä, estelläFinnish
  • empêcher, dissuader, découragerFrench
  • रोक रखनाHindi
  • elrettentHungarian
  • scoraggiare, prevenireItalian
  • להרתיעHebrew
  • 予防Japanese
  • verhinderen, ontmoedigenDutch
  • forhindre, avskrekkeNorwegian
  • dissuadir, desencorajar, impedirPortuguese
  • отговаривать, отговарить, разубедить, удерживать, предотвращать, предотвратить, разубеждать, удержатьRussian
  • odgovoriti, osujetiti, spriječiti, odvratitiSerbo-Croatian
  • förhindra, avstyra, avråda, avskräckaSwedish

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