Synonyms for deter

Synonyms for (verb) deter

Synonyms: deter, dissuade

Definition: turn away from by persuasion

Usage: Negative campaigning will only dissuade people

Similar words: advise, rede, counsel

Definition: give advice to

Usage: The teacher counsels troubled students; The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

Synonyms: deter, discourage

Definition: try to prevent; show opposition to

Usage: We should discourage this practice among our youth

Similar words: disapprove, reject

Definition: deem wrong or inappropriate

Usage: I disapprove of her child rearing methods

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