English → English - encourage

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v. support, inspire, give hope
v. encourage, cheer on; support; animate, comfort; fortify, hearten, inspirit; spur, egg on, urge on
adj. comfortable, encouraged him

English → Spanish - encourage

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v. alentar, animar, dar alas a, dar aliento, dar ánimo, encorajar, enfervorizar, envalentonar, estimular, exhortar, impulsar, incitar, jalear, motivar, promover, propugnar, reanimar; levantar el ánimo

English → French - encourage

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v. encourager

English → German - encourage

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v. ermutigen, aufmuntern

English → Indonesian - encourage

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v. membesarkan hati, memberanikan, memberi semangat, menggelikan, mendorong, menganjurkan, menggalakkan, menggelitik, menggiatkan, mempergiat, mempergiatkan

English → Italian - encourage

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v. incoraggiare; incitare, stimolare; favorire, promuovere

English → Polish - encourage

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v. odwaga: dodawać odwagi, popierać, namawiać, dopingować, poprzeć

English → Portuguese - encourage

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v. encorajar

English → Romanian - encourage

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v. încuraja, îmbărbăta, sprijini, susţine, favoriza, ajuta, opinti

English → Russian - encourage

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г. ободрять, приободрить, поощрять, поддерживать, подстрекать, потворствовать

English → Turkish - encourage

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f. korumak, desteklemek, teşvik etmek, özendirmek, cesaret vermek, cesaretlendirmek

English → Ukrainian - encourage

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v. підбадьорювати, підтримувати, підбурювати, заохочувати

French → English - encourage

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[encouragé] adj. comfortable, encouraged him

English → Dutch - encourage

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ww. aanmoedigen

English → Greek - encourage

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ρήμ. ενθαρρύνω, εμψυχώνω

English → Arabic - encourage

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‏شجع، حث، ساعد، دعم، دفع‏

English → Chinese - encourage

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(动) 鼓励, 激励, 支持

English → Chinese - encourage

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(動) 鼓勵, 激勵, 支援

English → Hindi - encourage

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v. प्रोत्साहित करना, उकसाना, बढ़ावा देना

English → Japanese - encourage

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(動) 勇気づける, 励ます, 希望を与える; 奨励する; 促進する

English → Korean - encourage

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동. 용기를 북돋우다, 기운을 북돋우다, 장려하다

English → Vietnamese - encourage

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v. phấn khởi, bạo dạn, hăng hái, khuyến khích

Definition of encourage

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Verb
1. To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
I encouraged him during his race.
2. To spur on, strongly recommend.
We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
3. To foster, give help or patronage
The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed
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Verb Forms

Present participle: encouraging
Present: encourage (3.person: encourages)
Past: encouraged
Future: will encourage
Present conditional: would encourage
Present Perfect: have encouraged (3.person: has encouraged)
Past Perfect: had encouraged
Future Perfect: will have encouraged
Past conditional: would have encouraged
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