Another word for encourage
encourage animate cheer embolden hearten inspiritSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to: encouraged the athlete to compete; played music to animate the crowd; a visitor cheering the patient; was emboldened to sing for the guests; praise that heartened us; a pep talk that inspirited the weary team.
Another word for encourageverb
To impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to:animate, cheer (on), embolden, inspire, inspirit, motivate. See help
To impart strength and confidence to:buck up, cheer (up), hearten, nerve, perk up. See help
To lend supportive approval to:countenance, favor, smile on (or upon). See support
To help bring about:feed, foster, promote. See help