Hindi translation of 'encourage'
encourage /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ, Am -ˈkɜːr- इनˈकरिज् Am -ˈकअर्-/
Word forms: encourages, encouraging, encouraged
1. transitive verb
If you encourage someone, you give them confidence, for example by letting them know that what they are doing is good.
When things aren't going well, he encourages me, telling me not to give up.
2. transitive verb
If someone is encouraged by something, it gives them hope or confidence.
She has been encouraged by the loving support of her family.
He was encouraged by their progress.
3. transitive verb
If you encourage someone to do something, you try to persuade them to do it, for example by trying to make it easier for them to do it.
We want to encourage people to go fishing, so we have arranged free transport to the river.
Their task is to encourage more kids to eat healthy food.
4. transitive verb
If something encourages a particular activity or state, it causes it to happen or increase.
The articles are meant to encourage discussion on these topics.
encourage someone to participate/join/apply/attend
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Example Sentences Including 'encourage'
He clawed at the wound and then gave his arm a shake to encourage the.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Children had to sort them out, encourage the good ones, fend off undesirables.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
Effie Carlow's acid tongue and eagle stare did not encourage idle questions.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
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'encourage' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يُشَجِّعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: encorajar
- Chinese: 鼓励
- Croatian: ohrabriti
- Czech: povzbudit povzbuzovat
- Danish: opmuntre
- Dutch: aanmoedigen
- European Spanish: animar
- Finnish: rohkaista
- French: encourager
- German: ermutigen
- Greek: ενθαρρύνω
- Italian: incoraggiare
- Japanese: 勇気づける
- Korean: 용기를 북돋우다
- Norwegian: oppmuntre
- Polish: zachęcić zachęcać
- Portuguese: encorajar
- Romanian: a încuraja
- Russian: ободрять
- Spanish: animar
- Swedish: uppmuntra
- Thai: ให้กำลังใจ
- Turkish: yüreklendirmek
- Ukrainian: заохочувати заохотити
- Vietnamese: khuyến khích
Translation of encourage from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary