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Do not let the word 'tripe' deter you. Let its soothing charms win you over, and enjoy it as do those who always have!
Fergus Henderson

Meaning of "deter" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DETER

From Latin dēterrēre, from de- + terrēre to frighten.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DETER

deter  [dɪˈtɜː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Deter is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb deter in English.

WHAT DOES DETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Deter

Verb - To discourage someone from doing something. From the Latin 'deterrere' - "to frighten away". Deter may refer to: ▪ Auguste Deter, first person diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease ▪ Deters, surname...

Definition of deter in the English dictionary

The definition of deter in the dictionary is to discourage or prevent, usually by instilling fear, doubt, or anxiety.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DETER

PRESENT

Present
I deter
you deter
he/she/it deters
we deter
you deter
they deter
Present continuous
I am deterring
you are deterring
he/she/it is deterring
we are deterring
you are deterring
they are deterring
Present perfect
I have deterred
you have deterred
he/she/it has deterred
we have deterred
you have deterred
they have deterred
Present perfect continuous
I have been deterring
you have been deterring
he/she/it has been deterring
we have been deterring
you have been deterring
they have been deterring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I deterred
you deterred
he/she/it deterred
we deterred
you deterred
they deterred
Past continuous
I was deterring
you were deterring
he/she/it was deterring
we were deterring
you were deterring
they were deterring
Past perfect
I had deterred
you had deterred
he/she/it had deterred
we had deterred
you had deterred
they had deterred
Past perfect continuous
I had been deterring
you had been deterring
he/she/it had been deterring
we had been deterring
you had been deterring
they had been deterring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will deter
you will deter
he/she/it will deter
we will deter
you will deter
they will deter
Future continuous
I will be deterring
you will be deterring
he/she/it will be deterring
we will be deterring
you will be deterring
they will be deterring
Future perfect
I will have deterred
you will have deterred
he/she/it will have deterred
we will have deterred
you will have deterred
they will have deterred
Future perfect continuous
I will have been deterring
you will have been deterring
he/she/it will have been deterring
we will have been deterring
you will have been deterring
they will have been deterring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would deter
you would deter
he/she/it would deter
we would deter
you would deter
they would deter
Conditional continuous
I would be deterring
you would be deterring
he/she/it would be deterring
we would be deterring
you would be deterring
they would be deterring
Conditional perfect
I would have deter
you would have deter
he/she/it would have deter
we would have deter
you would have deter
they would have deter
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been deterring
you would have been deterring
he/she/it would have been deterring
we would have been deterring
you would have been deterring
they would have been deterring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you deter
we let´s deter
you deter
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to deter
Past participle
deterred
Present Participle
deterring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DETER


auteur
ɔːˈtɜː
cointer
ˌkəʊɪnˈtɜː
conglomerateur
kənˌɡlɒmərəˈtɜː
disinter
ˌdɪsɪnˈtɜː
frotteur
frɒˈtɜː
hauteur
əʊˈtɜː
inter
ɪnˈtɜː
prosateur
ˌprəʊzæˈtɜː
provocateur
prəˌvɒkəˈtɜː
raconteur
ˌrækɒnˈtɜː
rapporteur
ˌræpɔːˈtɜː
reinter
ˌriːɪnˈtɜː
restauranteur
ˌrestərɒnˈtɜː
restaurateur
ˌrɛstərəˈtɜː
saboteur
ˌsæbəˈtɜː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DETER

detentist
deterge
detergence
detergency
detergent
deterger
deteriorate
deterioration
deteriorative
deteriorism
deteriority
determent
determinability
determinable
determinably
determinacy
determinant
determinantal
determinate
determinately

WORDS THAT END LIKE DETER

accelerometer
barometer
centimeter
diameter
dieter
Exeter
interpreter
marketer
meter
millimeter
odometer
parameter
perimeter
peter
spectrometer
speedometer
tachometer
telemarketer
thermometer
tweeter

Synonyms and antonyms of deter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DETER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «deter» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of deter

Translation of «deter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DETER

Find out the translation of deter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of deter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «deter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

阻止
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

disuadir
570 millions of speakers

English

deter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रोकते
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ردع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сдерживать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dissuadir
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভয় দেখাইয়া নিবৃত্ত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dissuader
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menghalang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abschrecken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

妨げる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단념시키다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngalangi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngăn chặn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाउमेद करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

caydırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dissuadere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zniechęcać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стримувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

descuraja
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να αποτρέψει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skrik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avskräcka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avskrekke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of deter

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DETER»

The term «deter» is very widely used and occupies the 16.749 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DETER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «deter» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «deter» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about deter

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «DETER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word deter.
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Kevin Barry
I wanted to write about Jews in Montana, so I went there by plane and bus, only to discover that there are no Jews in Montana. It didn't deter me.
2
Raymond Bonner
There are no accomplished golf tour operators in Indonesia, so a golf holiday there is a do-it-yourself operation. But don't let that deter you.
3
Patricia Cornwell
First of all, it does not deter crime, the death penalty.
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Martin Van Creveld
As history since Hiroshima shows, the best, perhaps the only, way to curb war is to deter it with such overwhelming force as to turn it from a struggle into suicide.
5
Barbara Deming
Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
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John Foster Dulles
Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
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Bob Filner
Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan.
8
Dawn Fraser
We only have two things that we share in this life; we are born and we die. And what we do in between those times, we've got to be happy. I don't let the outside world deter me.
9
Fergus Henderson
Do not let the word 'tripe' deter you. Let its soothing charms win you over, and enjoy it as do those who always have!
10
C. Robert Kehler
Really, of all the important mission responsibilities assigned to United States Strategic Command by the president, none is more important than our responsibility to deter a strategic attack on the United States and our allies and partners.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DETER»

Discover the use of deter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to deter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Does the Death Penalty Deter Crime?
Discusses the origins of the controversy over capital punishment, the effect of executions on the crime rate, the deterrent value of the fear of the death penalty, and whether other punishments are better at deterring crime.
Peggy J. Parks, 2009
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Does Capital Punishment Deter Crime?
Various sources offer a range of viewpoints on capital punishment as a deterrent of crime, examining the moral, religious, and legal issues.
Roman Espejo, 2003
3
Deter & Minimize: The Facts You Need to Know About Home Security
The Facts You Need to Know About Home Security Todd Julian. should have an exterior siren if you use a wireless FOB.) The interior and exterior sirens will chirp . This can, and should, be programmed to only chirp when arming and ...
Todd Julian, 2012
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Detect and Deter: Can Countries Verify the Nuclear Test ...
This book provides incentives to nations around the world on how they can organize their efforts to verify compliance with the CTBT and how they can collaborate with other countries, perhaps on a regional basis, to monitor areas of concern.
Jenifer Mackby, Svein Mykkeltveit, Hein Haak, 2011
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The African Grey Parrot Handbook
A comprehensive guide to keeping an African grey parrot as a pet that covers selection, nutrition, health care, training, grooming, behavioral issues, breeding, flyaways, and other related topics. (back cover) The Information You Need to ...
Mattie Sue Athan, Dianalee Deter, 2009
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State Efforts to Deter Unauthorized Aliens: Legal Analysis ...
On April 23, 2010, Arizona enacted S.B. 1070, which is designed to discourage and deter the entry or presence of aliens who lack lawful status under fed. immigrat. law.
Michael John Garcia, 2010
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International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate ...
Following the IPOA's introduction, the nature and scope of IUU fishing is addressed. This is followed by the IPOA's objective and principles and the implementation of measures to prevent, deter and eliminate IUU fishing.
‎2001
8
Does capital punishment deter crime?
Provides essays that offer opposing viewpoints on the subject of capital punishment's role in crime deterrence.
Stephen E. Schonebaum, 1998
9
Implementation of the International Plan of Action to ...
These guidelines are addressed to decision-makers and policy-makers associated with the management of fisheries, but they should also be of interest to fishing industries and other parties.
‎2002
10
Implementation of the International Plan of Action to ...
This publication considers issues related to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Mediterranean region, for discussion at the 28th session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean held in Tangiers, ...
Judith Swan, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term deter is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rain delay doesn't deter 'Nashville Cats' concert - The Tennessean
An hourlong rain delay didn't deter music lovers from attending a free outdoor concert hosted by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ... «The Tennessean, Jul 15»
2
uReport | Denouncing homosexuality might deter our International …
Legalising homosexuality and same sex marriages in Kenya should be a decision achieved through a referendum. With the long awaited ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
3
Kenya's Safaricom says new telecoms rules may deter investment …
Regulations proposed for the Kenyan communications industry threaten to deter investment by targeting large firms, said a senior executive of ... «ET Telecom, Jul 15»
4
Kurds fortify southern Kobane to deter ISIS attacks - ARA News
Osman explained that the clashes culminated on Tuesday, “but the joint forces were able to deter IS progress and kill dozens of them with the ... «ARA News, Jul 15»
5
Threat of rain doesn't deter park-goers - Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Carissa Kinsey, a junior bio medical major at Tarleton State University, enjoyed a game of tennis. “I'm helping my sister practice, she's playing ... «Stephenville Empire-Tribune, Jul 15»
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Letters: Hiding the past of the Confederate monuments will deter
Thank you for your thoughtful editorial calling for a balanced approach to an open and frank discussion of our past. As stated, important ... «The New Orleans Advocate, Jul 15»
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I have never allowed criticism to deter me: Younis Khan
At same time I have never allowed criticism to deter me or deflate me,” Younis said on Geo News after he scored a record breaking 171 to lead ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
8
Adams on bomb threat: 'Idiots' will not deter me
Gerry Adams has labelled the people behind a bomb threat at his home as "idiots". The Sinn Féin leader was yesterday informed by the PSNI ... «BreakingNews.ie, Jul 15»
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Kenya's Safaricom says new telecoms rules may deter investment
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Regulations proposed for the Kenyan communications industry threaten to deter investment by targeting large firms, said a ... «Reuters Africa, Jul 15»
10
Anti-War Exhibits Held by China to Deter History from Repeating …
The coins were made to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the triumph in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression ... «Yibada, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Deter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/deter>. Nov 2019 ».
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