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deterverb absterrere, avert, avoid, ban, bar, block, blunt, caution, check, chill, circumscribe, cow, cramp, cumber, dampen, deflect, deny access, deterrere, detour, discommode, discountenance, disenchant, disencourage, dishearten, disincline, dissuade, divert, divert from, fend, fend off, fetter, foil, forbid, foreclose, forestall, forfend, frustrate, hamper, hinder, hold back, hold up, impede, incommode, inhibit, interclude, interfere with, intimidate, keep back, keep from, keep off, limit, nip in the bud, obstruct, obturate, obviate, overawe, persuade against, put a stop to, put off, quell, quench, remonstrate, render averse, repel, repress, reprove, restrain, restrict, rule out, set one back, shake one's faith, stave off, stop, stultify, thwart, turn aside, undermine one's belief, ward off, warn
Associated concepts: deter from crime
See also: arrest, avert, check, constrict, debar, delay, discourage, divert, expostulate, forbid, forestall, forewarn, frighten, halt, hamper, hold up, impede, inhibit, interdict, interfere, keep, limit, occlude, preclude, prevent, remonstrate, restrain, stay, stem, stop