deter

[dih-tur]
verb (used with object), deterred, deterring.
1.
to discourage or restrain from acting or proceeding: The large dog deterred trespassers.
2.
to prevent; check; arrest: timber treated with creosote to deter rot.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin dēterrēre to prevent, hinder, equivalent to dē- de- + terrēre to frighten

determent, noun
deterrable, adjective
deterrability, noun
deterrer, noun
undeterrability, noun
undeterrable, adjective
undeterrably, adverb
undeterred, adjective
undeterring, adjective
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deter (dɪˈtɜː)
 
vb , -ters, -terring, -terred
(tr) to discourage (from acting) or prevent (from occurring), usually by instilling fear, doubt, or anxiety
 
[C16: from Latin dēterrēre, from de- + terrēre to frighten]
 
de'terment
 
n

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deter
1579, from L. deterrere, from de- "away" + terrere "frighten." Deterrent is from 1829.
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Example sentences
Many foreign firms are understandably deterred by the prospect of meddling
  government bureaucrats.
Still, nothing deterred his unsinkable faith in his own genius.
Regular mint has never deterred them before so this is new.
The number of attacks they've really deterred is questionable, at best.
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