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There are 2 meanings of the word Deter.

How to pronounce deter:


Deter - as a verb

Try to prevent; show opposition to

Example: "We should discourage this practice among our youth"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Turn away from by persuasion

Example: "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

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Example Sentences

"I hope this will deter him from stealing again."
"The high price of the tickets did not deter people from attending the concert."
"She tried to deter her daughter from getting a tattoo."
"The company installed security cameras to deter shoplifters."
"The warning signs are meant to deter trespassers."
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Word Game Points

Is DETER a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, deter is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DETER has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is DETER a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, deter is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DETER has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is DETER a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, deter is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DETER has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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