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Synonyms for deterrent
dɪˈtɜr ənt, -ˈtʌr-, -ˈtɛr-

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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, encumbrance, balk, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, preventative, interference, assay, bridle, check

    Antonyms:
    permissive

  2. deterrent(adj)

    tending to deter

    "the deterrent effects of high prices"

    Antonyms:
    permissive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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#18389chit
#18633obstruction
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#27745crackdown
#28533deterrent
#34514deterrence
#37428bridle
#38554impediment
#44966hindrance
#48365stoppage
#53908balk
#56554encumbrance
#57912rafter
#64629deterring
#66783substantiation
#68777disincentive
#71523disablement
#197935baulk
#204694hinderance
#268647dissuasive
#321499dissuasion

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