Synonyms for deter
- act like a wet blanket
- put a damper on
- put off
- rule out
- shut out
- stave off
- talk out of
- throw cold water on
- turn off
Antonyms for deter
- let go
- put on to
- turn on
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETER
I do not imagine that the following legend will deter you from your search.
At the first sign of it he was admonished with a vigor to deter his comrades.
That will not deter me, for the less material I become the better it will be.
"I see nothing to deter one from the project," said Dunn, slowly.
"I will do my best with it," said I, determined he should not deter me by mere words.
It is not danger that will deter me, that 's all I can promise you.
These three evils are sufficient to deter the teacher from the practice.
Friends tried to deter her, on the plea of needed rest, but she only laughed at them.
The fact that he was for a time "committed to the Clink" failed to deter him.
But this did not deter them from paying him all manner of court to his face.