Dehort
Dehort De*hort", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorting}.] [L. dehortari; de- + hortari to urge, exhort.] To urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The apostles vehemently dehort us from unbelief. --Bp. Ward. [1913 Webster]

``Exhort'' remains, but dehort, a word whose place neither ``dissuade'' nor any other exactly supplies, has escaped us. --Trench. [1913 Webster]


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  • dehort — dehortation /dee hawr tay sheuhn/, n. dehortative, dehortatory /di hawr teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n. dehorter, n. /di hawrt /, v.t. Archaic. to try to dissuade. [1525 35; < L dehortari to dissuade, equiv. to de DE + hortari to urge (hor(iri)… …   Universalium

  • dehort — verb To dissuade …   Wiktionary

  • dehort — de·hort …   English syllables

  • dehort — (ˈ)dēˈhȯ(ə)rt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin dehortari, from de + hortari to urge, exhort more at yearn archaic : to advise against (an action or policy) : dissuade often used with from …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dehorted — Dehort De*hort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorting}.] [L. dehortari; de + hortari to urge, exhort.] To urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The apostles vehemently dehort us from unbelief. Bp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dehorting — Dehort De*hort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorting}.] [L. dehortari; de + hortari to urge, exhort.] To urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The apostles vehemently dehort us from unbelief. Bp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dehorter — dehortˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑dehort …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dehortatory — De*hort a*to*ry, a. [L. dehortatorius.] Fitted or designed to dehort or dissuade. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • protest — pro·test n 1: a solemn declaration of opinion and usu. of disagreement: as a: a solemn written declaration by a notary public or U.S. consul on behalf of the holder of an instrument (as a note) announcing dishonor and declaring the liability of… …   Law dictionary

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