What are the opposite words for pro-mote?

The word "pro-mote" means to encourage, support or advance. Its antonyms are the words that have the opposite meaning. Some of the antonyms for 'pro-mote' are discourage, hinder, obstruct, impede and restrain. Discourage is the opposite of encourage, and it means to dishearten or dissuade someone from doing something. Hinder means to obstruct or impede progress, while obstruct means to block or prevent progress. Likewise, impede means to prevent progress by causing a delay or hindrance. Finally, restrain means to limit or prevent something from happening. Knowing these antonyms can help you to use "pro-mote" with the correct opposite in different situations.

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aid, discourage, dissuade.