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We found 33 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word discourage:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. discourage: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. discourage: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. discourage: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. discourage: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. discourage: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. discourage: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Discourage, discourage: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. discourage: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. discourage: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. discourage: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. discourage: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. discourage: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Discourage, discourage: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. discourage: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. discourage: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. discourage: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Discourage: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Discourage: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. discourage: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. discourage: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. discourage: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. discourage: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. discourage: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. discourage: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. discourage: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. discourage: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. discourage: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discourage: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discourage: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discourage: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discourage: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (discourage)

verb:  deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged
verb:  admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
verb:  try to prevent; show opposition to ("We should discourage this practice among our youth")

▸ Also see discouragingly
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Words similar to discourage:   deter, admonish, discourageable, discouraged, discourager, discouraging, discouragingly, warn, chill, daunt, more...

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