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Encourage

Pronunciation of Encourage
/ɛnkˈʌɹɪd͡ʒ/, /ɛnkˈʌɹɪd‍ʒ/, /ɛ_n_k_ˈʌ_ɹ_ɪ_dʒ/

Synonyms for encourage:

Sense 2

approve, allow, nail down, hold out, unlock, rouse, lubricate, work on, uplift, stir into, make much of, convince, sell, invite, draw in, put through, open up, lure, tempt, involve, plead, get around, fortify.

Sense 3

cultivate, build up, start, revive, feed, lobby, assure, mobilize.

Sense 4

nerve, appeal, campaign.

Sense 5

animate, commit.

Sense 6

carry.

Sense 13

lead.

Sense 15

get.

advise

prompt.

approve

permit, push for.

arouse

inspirit.

cheer up

buck up.

console

condole with.

convince

reassure.

elate

inspirit.

goad

spur.

inspire

elate.

lighten

lighten.

support

support.

Sense 3 (noun)

uplift.

Sense 4 (noun)

nerve, perk up.

Sense 6 (noun)

feed.

encourage (noun)

boost, promote, advance, further.

advise (verb)

caution, brief, consult, recommend, confer, guide, inform, counsel, prompt, advise, notify, direct, cue, suggest, admonish, advocate, warn, instruct.

aid (verb)

benefit, attend, facilitate, support, endow, minister, mother, foster, serve, aid, relieve, help, fund, sustain, abet, assist, tend, motivate.

cheer (verb)

please, enliven, console, hearten, brighten, inspire, lighten, buck up, gladden, cheer.

facilitate (verb)

ease, simplify, expedite, promote, advance.

flatter (verb)

lay it on.

give support; help (verb)

approve, sustain, assist, foster, countenance, relieve, succor, serve, invite, further, ease, promote, uphold, sanction, support, second, aid, advocate, befriend, advance, abet.

intensify (verb)

strengthen.

motivate (verb)

goad, hasten, catapult, nudge, shove, hurl, induce, energize, punch, entice, push, sling, fling, provoke, foment, magnetize, knock, thrust, bump, move, propel, strike, pitch, lob, ferment, ram, stimulate, shoot, fire, instigate, heave, prod, poke, impel, urge, jog, drive, jolt, throw, force, trigger, jerk, hurtle, launch, jostle.

social (verb)

boost, promote, advance, further.

stimulate spiritually (verb)

brighten, spur, cheer up, excite, animate, incite, instigate, energize, embolden, console, comfort, rouse, push, psych up, hearten, inspire, reassure, boost, buck up, enliven, gladden, strengthen, goad, cheer, inspirit, fortify.

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