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Detailed Translations for discourage from English to German


to discourage verb (discourages, discouraged, discouraging)

  1. to discourage (demoralize; demoralise)
    entmutigen; demoralisieren
    • entmutigen verb (entmutige, entmutigst, entmutigt, entmutigte, entmutigtet, entmutigt)
    • demoralisieren verb (demoralisiere, demoralisierst, demoralisiert, demoralisierte, demoralisiertet, demoralisiert)
  2. to discourage (hold back; restrain; prevent; )
    hindern; aufhalten; zurückhalten; abhalten
    • hindern verb (hindre, hinderst, hindert, hinderte, hindertet, gehindert)
    • aufhalten verb (halte auf, hälst auf, hält auf, hielt auf, hieltet auf, aufgehalten)
    • zurückhalten verb (halte zurück, hälst zurück, hält zurück, hielt zurück, hieltet zurück, zurückgehalten)
    • abhalten verb (halte ab, hälst ab, hält ab, hielt ab, hieltet ab, abgehalten)
  3. to discourage (demoralize; dishearten; dispirit; demoralise)
    abschrecken; entmutigen
    • abschrecken verb (schrecke ab, schreckst ab, schreckt ab, schreckte ab, schrecktet ab, abgeschreckt)
    • entmutigen verb (entmutige, entmutigst, entmutigt, entmutigte, entmutigtet, entmutigt)

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:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
abhalten discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop deduct; fend off; field; foil; keep off; lay off; parry; ward off
abschrecken demoralise; demoralize; discourage; dishearten; dispirit deter; frighten away; frighten off; scare; scare off
aufhalten discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop delay; deter; hamper; hinder; impede; keep from; keep someone dangling; leave someone in the air; make impossible; obstruct; prevent; retard; stop
demoralisieren demoralise; demoralize; discourage demoralise; demoralize
entmutigen demoralise; demoralize; discourage; dishearten; dispirit
hindern discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop anger; badger; block; cause failure; chicane; counteract; disturb; enrage; frustrate; hamper; hinder; impede; incense; keep from; make impossible; nag; obstruct; pester; prevent; sabotage; stonewall; thwart; upset
zurückhalten discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop allocate; blur; conceal; crush; disguise; fend off; hide; hush up; keep back; keep in control; keep off; lay off; nick; parry; pinch; pulverise; pulverize; put aside; put away; recant; reserve; retract; revoke; rub fine; set aside; snitch; steal; subdue; suppress; take back; withhold
- 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
  1. den Mut nehmen

Cross Translation:
discourage entmutigen ontmoedigen — de moed ontnemen