Part of speech:
The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
(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.
Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.
The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
Preventing or serving to prevent; esp., preventing disease
Intended to prevent
(Sports) An incomplete or misleading motion, especially an illegal move made by a baseball pitcher.
A check is defined as a mark put next to something written down to show it has been verified or completed.
Something that hampers a person; disadvantage; hindrance
Something that prevents or discourages action; a deterrent.
Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
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.