Thesaurus > Related Words: encourage

  Words related to encourage

Related / Similar Words: promote, advance, boost, further

 

Definition:
  • spur on; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife";
  • inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to;
  • contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom";

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    Hyponyms: cheer, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up, foster, nurture, hollo, hearten, recreate, embolden, draw out, bring out, spur, goad, connive at, wink at, further, help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce

     

    Derivational Morphology: encouragement, boost, promotion, furtherance, advancement, supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend, promoter, plugger, improvement, betterment, advance, forwarding

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 鼓励   Danish: opmuntre  
    Dutch: aanmoedigen   Finnish: rohkaista  
    French: encourager   German: ermutigen  
    Hungarian: bátorít   Italian: incoraggiare  
    Japanese: 勇気づける   Korean: 격려하다  
    Latin: hortor   Norwegian: oppmuntre  
    Portuguese: encorajar   Russian: ободрять  
    Spanish: animar   Swedish: uppmuntra  
     
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