Deterring or tending to deter
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
To make or become weak or weaker.
To prevent; preclude:
To keep from happening; avert:
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To cause to feel fright; make suddenly afraid; scare; terrify
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
To stop for a while; linger
To refuse to accept or do something, esp. in a way that is formally polite
To debase is defined as to cheapen, or make lower in value or quality.
To dampen is defined as to make something a little bit wet, or to reduce or make weaker.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
(Med.) To prevent the transmission of impulses in (a nerve), esp. by anesthetizing
To warn or admonish:
To induce to believe something; convince
Urge is defined as to force or push to stimulate someone to take action.
The definition of instigate is to start something or cause something to happen.
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
Find another word for deterring. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deterring, like: stopping, hampering, discouraging, deterrent, impeding, spoiling, weakening, restraining, prohibiting, preventing and obstructing.