Disadvise Dis`ad*vise", v. t. To advise against; to dissuade from. [R.] --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • disadvise — |dis+ transitive verb Etymology: dis (I) + advise 1. : to advise against disadvise a long journey 2. : to dissuade (a person) …   Useful english dictionary

  • disadvise — dis·advise …   English syllables

  • deter — [v] check, inhibit from action act like a wet blanket*, avert, block, caution, chill, cool, damp, dampen, daunt, debar, disadvise, discourage, dissuade, divert, forestall, forfend, frighten, hinder, impede, intimidate, obstruct, obviate, preclude …   New thesaurus

  • discourage — [v1] dishearten, dispirit abash, afflict, alarm, appall, awe, beat down, bother, break one’s heart*, bully, cast down, chill, confuse, cow, dampen, dash, daunt, deject, demoralize, deprecate, depress, dismay, disparage, distress, droop, frighten …   New thesaurus

  • dissuade — [v] talk out of advise against, caution against, chicken out*, counsel, cry out against, deprecate, derail, deter, disadvise, discourage, disincline, divert, exhort, expostulate, faze, hinder, lean on*, persuade not to, prevent, prick, put off,… …   New thesaurus

  • divert — [v1] turn a different direction alter, avert, change, deflect, modify, pivot, redirect, sheer, swerve, switch, turn aside, veer, volte face, wheel, whip, whirl; concepts 187,213 Ant. be direct, keep to, maintain, stay divert [v2] amuse, entertain …   New thesaurus

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