Definitions for: Deterrence

[n] the act or process of deterring
[n] a communication that makes you afraid to try something
[n] a negative motivational influence

Webster (1913) Definition: De*ter"rence, n.
That which deters; a deterrent; a hindrance. [R.]

Synonyms: determent, disincentive, intimidation

Antonyms: incentive, inducement, motivator

See Also: discouragement, discouragement, dissuasion, hindrance, interference, rational motive

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