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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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deter

    Synonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, disapprove, disconcert, discourage, dissuade, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

    Antonyms:
    abet, advocate, aid, assist, countenance, embolden, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

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:

    discourage, dissuade, prevent, deterring, deterrence, curb

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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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