Deterrent synonyms

dĭ-tûr'ənt, -tŭr'-
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The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
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A substantial, often approximately cuboid, piece of any substance.
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A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
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An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which athletes or horses jump in a race.
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(Chemistry) A substance, usually used in small amounts relative to the reactants, that modifies and increases the rate of a reaction without being consumed in the process.
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Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.
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The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
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Serving to preclude.
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Alternative form of preventive.
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Preventing or serving to prevent; esp., preventing disease
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Intended to prevent
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Archaic spelling of hindrance.
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(Sports) An incomplete or misleading motion, especially an illegal move made by a baseball pitcher.
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A check is defined as a mark put next to something written down to show it has been verified or completed.
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Something that hampers a person; disadvantage; hindrance
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Tending to dissuade, or divert form a measure or purpose; dehortatory.
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Something that prevents or discourages action; a deterrent.
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Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
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Find another word for deterrent. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deterrent, like: restraint, hindrance, impediment, block, curb, hurdle, catalyst, incentive, encouragement, preclusive and preventative.