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Encourage

En`cour´age
v. t.1.To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; - the opposite of discourage.
[imp. & p. p. Encouraged (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. Encouraging .]
David encouraged himself in the Lord.
- 1 Sam. xxx. 6.
Verb1.encourage - contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
2.encourage - inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
Antonyms:
discourage - deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged
3.encourage - spur on; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"
abet, admonish, advance, advantage, advocate, aid, aid and abet, ask for, assist, assure, bear up, bolster, boost, brace up, brighten, buck up, buoy up, caution, charge, cheer up, chirk up, comfort, condole with, conduce to, console, contribute to, countenance, ease, egg on, endorse, enjoin, enliven, exhort, expedite, expostulate, facilitate, feed, forward, foster, further, give a lift, give comfort, give encouragement, gladden, go for, hasten, help, induce, inspire, invigorate, invite, issue a caveat, keep in countenance, lend wings to, liven, make for, move, nerve, nourish, nurture, pep up, persuade, pick up, preach, promote, prompt, push forward, put at ease, put forward, quicken, reassure, rejoice, rejoice the heart, relieve, remonstrate, set at ease, set forward, shine upon, smile upon, solace, speed, stimulate, subscribe, subsidize, support, sympathize with, urge, vitalize, warn
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