Definition Of encourage


give support, confidence, or hope to (someone).

we were encouraged by the success of this venture

Example Of encourage

  • All are welcome and new members are particularly encouraged to attend.

  • All residents are asked to make an effort to support this initiative and children are also encouraged to participate.

  • All these factors encourage smoking and do not help efforts to reduce it.

  • Banks encourage what is for them a profitable orgy of borrowing, and luxury imports surge.

  • Despite the dangers, some parents actively encourage their children to take part in the street clashes.

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