Synonyms of deter in English:

deter


See definition of deter

verb

1‘the high cost has deterred many from attending’

SYNONYMS
put off, discourage, dissuade, scare off
warn, caution
dishearten, demoralize, daunt, make anxious, make nervous, make worried, frighten, unnerve, intimidate
ANTONYMS

encourage

2‘the presence of a caretaker deters crime’

SYNONYMS
prevent, stop, put a stop to, avert, nip in the bud, fend off, turn aside, stave off, ward off, head off, shut out, block, intercept, halt, arrest, check, stay, keep, hinder, impede, hamper, obstruct, balk, foil, thwart, obviate, frustrate, forestall, counteract, inhibit, hold back, curb, restrain, preclude, pre-empt, save, help
archaic let
ANTONYMS

encourage