Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to give (someone) the confidence to do something
When things aren't going well, he always encourages me.
Sinonimi
inspire
What inspired you to change your name?
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comfort
He put his arm round her, trying to comfort her.
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cheer
The people around him were cheered by his presence.
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stimulate
I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
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reassure
She just reassured me and told me that everything was fine.
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animate
There was little about the game to animate the crowd.
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console
I can console myself with the thought that I'm not alone.
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hearten
The news heartened everybody.
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cheer up
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embolden
Emboldened by his success, he started on a second novel.
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buoy up
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pep up
,
boost someone's morale
,
give hope to
,
buck up (informal)
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gee up
,
lift the spirits of
,
give confidence to
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inspirit
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to stimulate (something or someone) by approval or help
She encouraged her to demand a pay rise.
Sinonimi
urge
He urged restraint on the security forces.
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persuade
My husband persuaded me to come.
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prompt
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
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spur
His friend's plight had spurred him into taking part.
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coax
After lunch she coaxed him into talking about himself.
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incite
He incited his fellow citizens to take revenge.
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egg on
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abet
The media have abetted the feeling of unreality.
Contrari
, , , , , , ,
dissuade
,
throw cold water on (informal)
(verbo ) 
Definition
to stimulate (something or someone) by approval or help
Their task is to encourage private investment in Russia.
Sinonimi
promote
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
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back
He is backed by the civic movement.
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help
If you're not willing to help me, I'll find somebody who will.
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support
He supported the hardworking people.
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increase
The company has increased the price of its cars.
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further
Education needn't only be about furthering your career.
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aid
Calcium may aid the prevention of dental decay.
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forward
He forwarded their cause with courage, skill and humour.
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advance
He was busy advancing other people's work.
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favour
We favour greater protection of the environment.
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boost
We need a big win to boost our confidence.
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foster
They are keen to foster trading links with the West.
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advocate
They advocate fewer government controls on business.
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endorse
I can endorse this statement wholeheartedly.
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succour
The money would be used to succour evicted families.
Contrari
, , , ,
throw cold water on (informal)

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of abet
The media have abetted the feeling of unreality.
in the sense of advance
Definition
to further a cause
He was busy advancing other people's work.
Sinonimi
aid,
plug (informal),
pave the way for,
lend support to
in the sense of advocate
Definition
to recommend a course of action publicly
They advocate fewer government controls on business.
Sinonimi
campaign for,
speak for,
press for,
argue for,
plead for,
hold a brief for (informal)

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Video: pronunciation of 'encourage'

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Sinonimi di encourage dal Sinonimi inglese Collins
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