What does deter mean?

Definitions for deterdɪˈtɜr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word deter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deter, discourage(verb)

    try to prevent; show opposition to

    "We should discourage this practice among our youth"

  2. dissuade, deter(verb)

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

Wiktionary

  1. deter(Verb)

    To prevent something from happening.

  2. deter(Verb)

    To persuade someone not to do something; to discourage.

  3. Origin: From deterreo, from + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deter(verb)

    to prevent by fear; hence, to hinder or prevent from action by fear of consequences, or difficulty, risk, etc

  2. Origin: [L. deterrere; de + terrere to frighten, terrify. See Terror.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deter

    de-tėr′, v.t. to frighten from: to hinder or prevent:—pr.p. deter′ring; pa.p. deterred′.—n. Deter′ment. [L. deterrērede, from, terrēre, to frighten.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of deter

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Translations for deter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • разубеждавам, възпирамBulgarian
  • verhindern, abhaltenGerman
  • disuadir, evitar, prevenir, desalentarSpanish
  • estää, pidätellä, estelläFinnish
  • empêcher, dissuader, découragerFrench
  • elrettentHungarian
  • scoraggiare, prevenireItalian
  • להרתיעHebrew
  • 予防Japanese
  • verhinderen, ontmoedigenDutch
  • forhindre, avskrekkeNorwegian
  • dissuadir, desencorajar, impedirPortuguese
  • отговаривать, отговарить, разубедить, удерживать, предотвращать, предотвратить, разубеждать, удержатьRussian
  • odgovoriti, osujetiti, spriječiti, odvratitiSerbo-Croatian
  • förhindra, avstyra, avråda, avskräckaSwedish

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