encourages[ en-kur-ij, -kuhr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF encourages
Synonyms for encourages
- buck up
- cheer up
- give shot in arm
- prop up
- psych up
Antonyms for encourages
- leave alone
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENCOURAGES
And Katherine's every bit as bad as you are,—she encourages you.
It shows a great field and encourages us to try to improve our own methods.
Who is it that cheers, consoles, encourages, and supports us?
"Well, that's the way she encourages me: it's meat and drink to me," Nick went on.
One year it encourages him to start a business; the next it ruins him for starting it.
Society commonly abets them and encourages their attitude of contempt.
Why, Society encourages, because Society shares the benefits.
Yet the law approves and encourages the flowing of lands for the erection of mills.
She reads German rather lamely, and he corrects, encourages.
"I assure you it encourages religious thoughts," replied Planchet.