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    deter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deter

    (verb) try to prevent; show opposition to
    Synonyms : discourage
    Example Sentence
    • We should discourage this practice among our youth
    (verb) turn away from by persuasion
    Synonyms : dissuade
    Example Sentence
    • Negative campaigning will only dissuade people
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deter

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DExTER (cartoon character) used to PREVENT her sister from coming in his secret laboratory

DETERgent prevents dirt

same root as terror

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