Đồng nghĩa của deter

Alternative for deter

deters, deterred, deterring

Đồng nghĩa: discourage, hinder, prevent, prohibit,

Trái nghĩa: recommend,


Prevent the occurrence of
prevent stop avert check block hinder curb halt impede intercept obstruct restrain arrest balk baulk foil forestall hamper keep obviate preclude shut out stave off stay counteract damp fend off frustrate head off inhibit thwart turn aside ward off debar help let pre-empt prohibit put a stop to save chill cool dampen disadvise divert forfend hold back nip in the bud scare rule out turn off talk out of put a damper on throw cold water on act like a wet blanket pour cold water on bar retard restrict stymie slow down hold up fetter interfere with circumvent hamstring delay constrain avoid handicap repress encumber trammel shackle deflect interrupt suppress limit cramp slow interdict cripple forbid hobble stall clog withhold handcuff cut off hog-tie put a brake on tie up throw a spanner in the works of stand in the way of bridle anticipate stonewall contravene detain derail crimp interfere preempt muzzle smother stifle oppose manacle cumber hold curtail baffle embarrass ward rein in short-circuit keep back hang up shut off get in the way of set back hold down throw a monkey wrench in the works of control contain disrupt eliminate exclude counter subdue put an end to scotch brake moderate regulate neutralize discourage scupper discomfit freeze parry govern rattle tame bork second-guess faze measure rule neutralise keep under control gag confine bit choke keep in check pick off make late slow up get ahead of get in before choke back put paid to hold in put off box in beat someone to the punch bring to screeching halt foul up close off screw up beat someone to it shut down provide against keep within bounds keep the lid on beat someone to the draw steal a march on get in the way stem the flow of louse up keep in defend against hold off forefend free spare reprieve keep waiting commandeer remove absolve postpone bottleneck retardate burden keep from cause to wait cause to stay exempt dispense crab resist be early beat somebody to it be one step ahead of act in advance of prepare for head off at pass defer pause protract intervene interpose foreclose remit shelve prorogue discharge intermit prolong be a hindrance to throw a spoke in the wheel of throw a spanner in the works dissuade quash disqualify shunt look away shove aside turn turn from veer put back back off bog down hold off on choke off take down hold over obscure estop get round make unnecessary sandbag taboo reduce outlaw enjoin make impossible make it impossible for make impracticable quit make it impracticable for discontinue cease put on brakes put an stop to get rid of do away with take away preoccupy forecast monopolize project expect foresee envision predict put the brakes on take out of play rein cork monopolise ruin leash harness dissuade from bottle up hold in check straiten scuttle overturn snooker invalidate gaol keep down sit on pull in box up jail put away pin down pull back keep in line tie down stem rein back hem in guide impound circumscribe direct imprison bring under control have on a tight leash kill crack down hogtie lock up delimit confound repel nullify upset squash repulse undo spoil nobble dash checkmate outwit blank defeat do for counterplot disappoint cross bury muffle strangle dam bind entangle chain disconcert discipline peg put the stopper on put a spoke in someone's wheel cause setback get the better of put end to mess up put the mockers on upset one's apple cart put the kibosh on beat down take wind out of sails entrammel discard discount dismiss cramp one's style give a hard time saddle with except put a limit on keep lid on cool down put the brakes on keep a tight rein on fight back button up keep a lid on bite back cut back cool off keep tight rein on cancel proscribe abolish revoke recant suspend reject close out ban freeze out leave out count out bate close one's doors to not consider forget about disallow veto beat embargo catch nix smash negate refuse tie blackball deny throw out make illegal rebuff still boycott bilk annul sabotage give the thumbs down to cut short stump repudiate criminalize end quell turn down pull up upset the apple cart criminalise place an embargo on attack destroy pass on ostracize confront crush wreck challenge overrule impair root ostracise inconvenience negative draw up spurn fetch up give the slip close down evade take wind out of weigh down cut out shoot down set aside say no to put down sidestep skirt steer clear of abort give the red light to seize grab confuse take blacklist terminate extinguish squelch snafu incapacitate capture shatter disable tackle traverse bring up procrastinate bollix black incommode swallow discommode banish down take on play off cook someone's goose throw queer decline disown rule against spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch bring to a standstill disclaim disavow censor disapprove disadvantage desist pass discountenance get out of put the lid on declare ineligible pass by circumnavigate pigeonhole escape bypass dodge declare illegal give the run around disacknowledge zing spike declare null and void bring to an end pass up shake juke ditch skip sideline knock back hang fire shake off drag one's feet put on hold throw monkey wrench in play for time keep at bay stand in the way put on back burner jam up forgo switch off strangle at birth straitjacket tie someone down offset buck finish something finish off clobber stamp out crack down on vote down dish prevent from making progress overthrow make an end of bring to a close debilitate forbid to puzzle outvote net enmesh ensnare chock deprive mystify snag constrict inc throw a curve overload nip something in the bud nonplus declare taboo tie one's hands stave keep off entrap crash unsettle flummox sidetrack fix scrub drop brace can be the end of say no affect disturb tether suffocate vitiate staunch put a stopper in put half nelson on put chill on put a lock on gridlock influence tamper dead-end corner stopper charge oppress bother make difficult elude put the chill on jam trouble conflict cramp someone's style impose limits on set limits on keep from happening reprobate put at a disadvantage stand fence knock off decelerate slacken unfit disentitle crool banjax duck buffalo promote put out of commission place at a disadvantage give disadvantage take out deselect reverse countermand slacken pace conquer overcome lick throw a monkey wrench into not grant throw over give something a miss balk at give thumbs down to abjure illegalize curse shuffle off halt in its tracks give the run-around run circles around run rings around throw a monkey wrench in the works dash one's hope upset the applecart stand still come to a standstill damage stand off peter out not move ice out close up officially forbid stultify eighty-six disenable disfranchise paralyze paralyse weaken adjourn undermine refrain from eradicate subvert break demolish override exile lose speed let up slam on the brakes ease up keep out omit give the thumbs down throttle contradict dispatch render null and void screen table complicate not make the cut ravage gainsay mothball continue put over oust bounce disbar ignore expel devastate conceal carry over respite threaten mar obliterate eject evict refute sink lay on the table take a rain check on put on the back burner put on ice waive reschedule extend lengthen put in cold storage lay over give rain check hold in abeyance waste time hide submerge pass over not count drive out force out disregard put an embargo on lock out put out deny access to send to Coventry refuse to admit miss out refuse admittance disclude occlude prevent from entering shut the door on leave out in the cold silence shut out of monkey with harm decimate render useless cancel out pocket withhold from stay away from make up for deny yourself break the habit of withstand skip out on kick get around steer clear shrink from abstain renounce eschew shirk shun desist from stay away forbear give up abstain from restrain from counterbalance do without shy from leave off forbear from rebut disprove overpower buy time filibuster annihilate backpedal explode retract disaffirm debunk contest discredit shush expropriate snatch break down break up bottle internalize internalise controvert disconfirm dissent from declare untrue intrude on muck up cork up keep under wraps keep inside black out employ delaying tactics ambush disagree with take back confute appropriate interlope shortstop accost hijack waylay buttonhole begrudge enjoin from doubt sacrifice kick the can down the road disbelieve shoot full of holes not buy withsay take exception to call on shoot down in flames disagree turn thumbs down censure burn cut dissent wrestle pounce on refuse permission to thumbs down throw away clutch floor grapple nail grasp fell sack collar swoop down on cut in give thumbs down not go for make off with contend with bring down knock down grapple with take hold of throw down put the freeze on have a go at face up to rugby-tackle bring to the ground skin


To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
dishearten discourage daunt dismay dispirit crush depress deject cast down dash demoralise demoralize sap throw desolate unman unnerve chill cow disappoint enervate frustrate sadden shake subdue undermine weaken damp dampen disincline disparage humble humiliate indispose make crestfallen make dejected make dispirited make downhearted weigh down bring down get down knock sideways put down weigh heavily on give someone the blues knock for six make someone fed up put a damper on throw cold water on knock the stuffing out of pour cold water on throw a pall over alarm disconcert intimidate scare frighten awe put off abash terrify terrorize agitate terrorise perturb disquiet faze browbeat upset unsettle disturb panic rattle appal appall horrify discomfit confuse shock confound bully fluster startle overawe affright bother spook fright alarum psych out take aback shake up scarify scare to death distress overwhelm discompose nonplus petrify trouble consternate vex baffle perplex ruffle throw off balance put someone off their stroke buffalo discomfort bulldoze stiff repel worry disburb unhinge astound mystify scare the bejesus out of make someone jump out of their skin make blood run cold strike terror into chill to the bone scare away curdle the blood scare off make teeth chatter dissuade cloud bring low demotivate cast a shadow embarrass make despondent make nervous afflict irk repress droop deprecate prostrate try weigh discountenance mortify put off balance outface stare down outstare cause to lose heart beat down break one's heart impress dampen someone's hopes surprise stand up to annoy blind someone with something take someone's breath away puzzle dumbfound muddle throw into panic irritate pressure pressurize scare stiff scare witless fill with fear freeze your blood flabbergast scare the pants off make your hair stand on end scare someone half to death give someone goose pimples throw into a fright make one's flesh creep give someone the heebie-jeebies give one the creeps chill someone to the marrow throw into a panic scare someone out of their wits get the wind up make your blood run cold put the wind up put the fear of God into scare the living daylights out of throw into a blue funk take someone aback spring give someone a jolt make jump give a turn stagger spring something on give a shock give someone a fright give someone a turn psych someone out pressurise bewilder discombobulate thwart psych make anxious make uneasy destabilize jolt unbalance flummox silly put into a flap pull the rug from under blind put off one's stroke pull the rug out from under destabilise make one's blood run cold make one's hair stand on end scare the daylights out of throw into a tizz cause someone to lose their composure oppress burden bum out chagrin ail grieve aggrieve get to make gloomy make unhappy make sad bug enfeeble disillusion exasperate torment abase embitter debilitate deflate harrow anger hang over sour disempower dissatisfy aggravate devitalize floor distract shatter disenchant concern squash weary flatten nark disgruntle haunt harass reduce to tears hack off dull chasten make desolate hurt make miserable let down pain cast a gloom upon turn one off bring tears to your eyes dampen spirits cause suffering to make blue drag down bring one down make your heart bleed put into a funk dash someone's hopes break someone's spirit break someone's heart emasculate dispraise lie prey on lie heavy on get someone down lower break suppress subjugate stifle infuriate make one's heart bleed bring tears to one's eyes dampen someone's spirit disoblige squelch smother diminish devastate disarrange disorganize snarl unglue cripple jumble unzip disorder down press deplore take the heart out of madden deaden defeat curb overcome quell extinguish overpower torture dash hopes send up blow out blow up take apart miff bear down on damp down dash the hopes of take steam out wound agonize shatter the illusions of burst one's bubble dampen the spirits of hagride frazzle distemper undo paralyse exercise flurry fuss derail cast a gloom on sting drain plague discommode gnaw at pester stress pother cast a pall over shame dump agonise burn up rile make wretched fret rack displease cause anguish to strain break the heart of gall cut to the quick drive crazy make discontented drive mad paralyze weird out snafu freak out drag darken beat run down envenom wind up knock the wind out of mess up fill with consternation foul up screw up louse up muck up harsh one's mellow alienate poison antagonize keep under harsh someone's mellow put the wind up someone throw into a tizzy give someone the hump bring tears to someone's eyes bear down make someone's heart bleed dampen someone's spirits debunk belittle snub destroy quash disaffect knock down let wind out of sails puncture balloon take down take the wind out of somebody's sails kick in the teeth take down a peg or two take the wind out of someone's sails shoot down cut down to size let down easy make bitter jaundice empoison make resentful exacerbate worsen rankle disarm stun stupefy acidulate estrange antagonise bitter venom make rancorous acerbate ride uncalm needle throw off bowl over set back


Keep at bay
fend off avert avoid deflect discourage fight off hold off keep away rebuff rebut reject repel repulse resist spurn ward off keep at bay beat off drive back hold at bay keep at a distance keep at arm's length keep off parry rebuke refuse snub stave off turn aside check foil drive away push back force back frustrate beat back thrust back turn away turn back put to flight see off send packing hold back brush off put down defeat fight back nix heave-ho overthrow force away set back throw back kick in the teeth decline oppose fight confront disown dismiss traverse cut prevent duel dispute cool stand off kick drive off knock down force off chase away cast aside turn down give cold shoulder to stand up against block stop disdain ignore cold-shoulder give someone the brush-off repudiate shun draw away scorn freeze out cut dead knock back defend against give someone the go-by give the cold shoulder slight forestall intercept fence counter curb stiff-arm defend snout send away jilt look right through pass up protect against give the brush balk at scoff at tell someone where to get off not buy redirect sidetrack hold something off hinder delay obstruct glance rebound give somebody the cold shoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the run-around contemn give the bum's rush turn nose up at sneer at sneeze at treat with contempt turn your nose up at look down on hold in contempt glance off halt bottle up conceal get back at defend yourself retaliate contain suppress restrain reply repress control put up a fight riposte deny dodge thwart guard forfend arrest bulwark divert escape baulk screen evade elude preclude bypass shirk anticipate cover ward duck fend keep balk neglect disregard reprove disallow chide cross head off reprobate negate negative disapprove shield against safeguard against secure against pass withdraw put off tell off put a stop to guard against stand up for defend oneself against skirt round pre-empt demur deselect protest desist en garde not hear of lash out at not budge on turn deaf ear to throw out turn one's back on turn from say no to send off jib at dispense with set aside baulk at not care for send one's regrets hold out protest at demur at draw the line at refuse to receive say no give thumbs down to shake one's head throw over put in one's place shield yourself from blackball ostracize blacklist desert renounce exclude drop blank excommunicate discount abjure eschew veto abnegate forsake disfellowship unfollow ostracise unfriend despise burn kick someone in the teeth have nothing to do with leave off give someone the big E give someone the air cast out send to Coventry shut out hand someone the frozen mitt break with have nothing more to do with cut off give a wide berth to bin off give someone the push leave out in the cold swear off give the elbow


Make less strong or intense
dampen dull reduce deaden moderate check damp diminish lessen blunt chill cool decrease stifle calm discourage lower muffle restrain smother curb damp down extinguish mute quench suppress temper benumb blanket cauterise cauterize dash inhibit limit numb overcome quieten silence stamp out still tone down allay cloud put a damper on throw cold water on pour cold water on soften mitigate depress subdue weaken abate alleviate assuage ease quell mollify dishearten dispirit dismay daunt soothe deject relieve demoralize cushion take the edge off demoralise dilute quiet palliate cast down attenuate unnerve repress hush sadden squelch crush shake lighten sap frustrate impair paralyse tranquilize pipe down settle muzzle paralyze mask de-escalate unman tranquillize cow oppress stun appease stupefy shush upset distress decrease the volume gag relax deplete anaesthetize dwindle downsize soft-pedal undermine debilitate enervate obtund bother weigh down anesthetize drown desensitize shut up knock sideways keep it down minimize curtail devitalize knock for six knock the stuffing out of freeze daze trouble ail perturb lull ebb slake turn down bum out abase desensitise drop downscale desolate kill dumb mellow minimise slow throw disappoint absorb quash beat down buffer afflict dim wind down make downhearted take the sting out ease off try get down disparage put an end to give someone the blues chill out subjugate depreciate cut degrade darken contain bridle hebetate erode deflate taper humble weary wane retard burden shrink subside incapacitate dent torpefy drug placate bolster enfeeble control compose buttress cripple aggrieve take the bite out render insensitive make dejected disincline knock down calm down peter out gentle put damper on put the lid on lenify hold back keep in check tail off bug bring low overawe faze disturb dampen down knock out cut off choke off bring down tongue-tie drown out make despondent get rid of dummy up clam up psych out make someone fed up strike dumb hush one's mouth weigh heavily on quiet down hold one's tongue abash hush-hush put a lid on detract from defuse shock modulate play down cumber immobilize pillow settle down rein contract decrement take the edge off sth shade sober deepen sedate petrify cast a shadow stultify narcotize cut back wear away roll back cut down wear down gruntle bottle up immobilise dullen squash keep back make dispirited make crestfallen humiliate indispose thin narrow wreck mar ruin sate modify help satisfy deprive of sensation soak up clam pacify water down throw a pall over put down dry up cut short close up say nothing cool it sit on make smaller make less fill surfeit sweeten spoil disable tame discount prune make inaudible intimidate fade dial down truncate abridge slash make nice decline recede harsh stop dispel banish put a stop to pour oil on grieve slacken relent fall rise above pare down insulate pad seclude guard sink mess up knock the wind out of harsh one's mellow overwhelm break drain haunt mortify torment harrow exhaust etherize chloroform KO injure gas deprive destroy consume tire dope remit pall put off disconcert rattle appall bully irk scare dampen someone's hopes prostrate awe droop cause to lose heart deprecate confuse appal break one's heart vex weigh alarm frighten drop away let up die down die out phase down die away rachet down taper off fall away drop off grow less ratchet down drain away disempower reduce the effect of drag beat bring tears to someone's eyes run down make gloomy bear down harsh someone's mellow turn one off make someone's heart bleed make sad reduce to tears bring tears to your eyes cause suffering to keep under make desolate make unhappy dampen someone's spirits make your heart bleed hang over dash someone's hopes break someone's spirit cast a gloom upon break someone's heart lay out send up disarrange disorganize snarl blow out discountenance unglue take steam out get to jumble blow up muddle unzip disorder nonplus take apart embarrass unsettle defeat chagrin overpower put out of order put to sleep bear down on cast a pall over throttle make less intense make quiet trim slim down mark down scale down restrict qualify extenuate make cutbacks in downgrade retrench devaluate pare axe shorten whittle down ax devalue cheapen ameliorate cut back on salami-slice clip shave comfort step down write off smooth hinder regulate stay adjust loosen rationalize write down salve let up on minify remove constrict slack rationalise slow down loose deduct take down arrest take off waste cure halt make reductions in ease up on dam stem subtract empty block release couch staunch adulterate economize on stanch vitiate dissipate delay crumble eliminate heal debase detain untighten handicap trim back trim down devour undervalue decelerate commute revise tighten impede devalorize dock make weaker obstruct disintegrate take disburden facilitate free rebate knock off improve cut down on stall nurse deteriorate succor vary cool out hold up set back resolve change shift hamper prevent decay postpone take away transmogrify switch revamp keep down round down doctor interrupt aid assist succour console solace scale back mire retardate whittle away phase out break up loiter choke waste away tune down interfere with eat away take a load off balm bog down rein in ration scale something down diffuse spare address satiate whittle euphemize etiolate slenderize blur dip excuse restraint make fewer rarefy offset gratify becalm lullaby reduce the force of dulcify subvert foreshorten demote downplay abbreviate extend lace sophisticate nose dive reduce punishment withstand oppose resist treat muddy up admix retrench on fix up reduce greatly dismiss slim invalidate take pressure off mince make less strict make less formal take the heat off stabilize keep to a minimum keep at a minimum refresh relaxed take sting out patch things up delete confine omit worsen lay off drive away chase away put to rest square drive off chop crop compress attend protect against cause to fall condense lower in price simmer down hold in reconcile dispose ease up make up demilitarise save neutralise rescue recover stabilise neutralize demilitarize thin out fine tune make reasonable lessen the impact of soften the impact of reduce the impact of reduce something lop off lop bring to a standstill rob from make lighter lower in value remedy nourish balance attune sugarcoat defend against shield against brighten monkey around with withdraw play up to concentrate shear economize soften up counteract economise safeguard against constrain corrode amortise harmonize punctuate take the bite out of take the sting out of rehabilitate make better prettify amortize liss take from disencumber levitate upraise uplight jettison eradicate unload unburden master set tone tune govern expend smooth out clear the air take the heat make light of bring respite to debit abstract clog brake strike off eat gnaw spend bring an end to bring aid to make bearable make something bearable bring aid take load off inflect encumber abrade evacuate use up withhold minus allow bate lick defer reduce weight throw out pour out budget cut roll down trim away milk slow up hamstring amend fine-tune alter adapt harmonise tweak reduce by take out decrease by dissolve weather quieten down keep a lid on clamp down on crack down on keep the lid on hold in check get under control nip in the bud slap down snuff out cheer forward disengage simplify meliorate promote speed expedite lift further put back draw back nibble rot fret trammel burn bleed scrape away hang up close off down hesitate loaf back off falter crimp throw a monkey wrench in the works of baulk bog balk baffle bring to screeching halt shut off shut down dawdle put a brake on throw a spanner in the works of flag poke fetter stunt suck dry impoverish bankrupt run interference for clear the way speed up make easier attend to open the door scour grind down eat away at bite bite at finish draw down draw squander play out lag chip away at eat into gnaw away at procrastinate embog reef wash up eat up dig into back-water hit the brakes lose speed put the brakes on lose steam let down flaps get in the way of keep waiting anchor it

Trái nghĩa của deter

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