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Detailed Translations for discourage from English to Spanish


to discourage verb (discourages, discouraged, discouraging)

  1. to discourage (demoralize; demoralise)
  2. to discourage (hold back; restrain; prevent; )
  3. to discourage (demoralize; dishearten; dispirit; demoralise)

Conjugations for discourage:

  1. discourage
  2. discourage
  3. discourages
  4. discourage
  5. discourage
  6. discourage
simple past
  1. discouraged
  2. discouraged
  3. discouraged
  4. discouraged
  5. discouraged
  6. discouraged
present perfect
  1. have discouraged
  2. have discouraged
  3. has discouraged
  4. have discouraged
  5. have discouraged
  6. have discouraged
past continuous
  1. was discouraging
  2. were discouraging
  3. was discouraging
  4. were discouraging
  5. were discouraging
  6. were discouraging
  1. shall discourage
  2. will discourage
  3. will discourage
  4. shall discourage
  5. will discourage
  6. will discourage
continuous present
  1. am discouraging
  2. are discouraging
  3. is discouraging
  4. are discouraging
  5. are discouraging
  6. are discouraging
  1. be discouraged
  2. be discouraged
  3. be discouraged
  4. be discouraged
  5. be discouraged
  6. be discouraged
  1. discourage!
  2. let's discourage!
  3. discouraged
  4. discouraging
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for discourage:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
detener arrest; grab; taking
impedir barring; preventing; putting off; stopping
retener holding; preserving
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
desalentar demoralise; demoralize; discourage; dishearten; dispirit
desanimar demoralise; demoralize; discourage; dishearten; dispirit
detener discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop apprehend; arrest; bring to a halt; bring to a standstill; catch; detain; halt; hold; hold up; imprison; keep up; lock up; park; pick up; put in gaol; put to a stop; seize; snatch; sneak up on; stem; stop; take unaware; tattle; twig
impedir discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop block; hamper; hinder; impede; keep from; make impossible; obstruct; prevent; thwart
retener discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop hold; persevere; persist; record; remember; restrain
- admonish; deter; monish; warn

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Synonyms for "discourage":

Antonyms for "discourage":

Related Definitions for "discourage":

  1. admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior1
  2. try to prevent; show opposition to1
    • We should discourage this practice among our youth1
  3. deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged1

Wiktionary Translations for discourage:

  1. to persuade somebody not to do something
  2. to dishearten

Cross Translation:
discourage abatir; desanimar; desalentar ontmoedigen — de moed ontnemen
discourage desalentar entmutigen — den Mut nehmen
discourage desanimar décourager — Dépourvoir de courage