deter

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈtɜːr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈtɝ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di tûr)

Inflections of 'deter' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
deters
v 3rd person singular
deterring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
deterred
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
deterred
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

deter
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: discourage
Synonyms:
discourage , dissuade, put off (informal), ward off, scare off
Sense: Verb: hinder
Synonyms:
hinder , hamper , impede , inhibit, curb , hold back, restrain
Sense: Verb: prevent
Synonyms:
prevent , stop , halt , avert , ward off, head off, stave off, put a stop to, nip in the bud, forestall, preclude

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