What is another word for deters?

Pronunciation: [dɪtˈɜːz] (IPA)

Deters is a verb that means to discourage or prevent someone from doing something. There are numerous synonyms for this word that can be used interchangeably. Some commonly used synonyms for deters include dissuade, hinder, obstruct, impede, discourage, deflect, inhibit, prevent, restrain, and hamper. For instance, if a teacher wants to dissuade students from cheating, they can take strict measures to hinder the behavior or obstruct detected culprits. In a similar vein, a parent can find ways to prevent their child from hanging out with peers whose behavior they may consider inappropriate. These synonyms help us to express the same sentiment in a different way, making our language more precise and diverse.

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Usage examples for Deters

"No," Abbie answered very gently; "but I think it is wrong to school ourselves into believing that we do not care for any thing of the kind; when, in reality, it is a higher, better motive which deters us from having many things.
"Ester Ried"
Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
This brief train of reasoning will suggest why it is not necessary to have a navy equal to the greatest, in order to insure that sense of fear which deters a rival from war, or handicaps his action in war.
"Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles"
Alfred T. Mahan
"Yes," she replied; "and as for the lace, I will shew you that it is not the money that deters me."
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

Famous quotes with Deters

  • Indeed, our particular concept of private property, which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth, favors pollution.
    Garrett Hardin
  • Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
    Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Nothing deters a good man from doing what is honourable.

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