enhearten

  • 1 Enhearten — En*heart en, v. t. To give heart to; to fill with courage; to embolden. [1913 Webster] The enemy exults and is enheartened. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 enhearten — /en hahr tn/, v.t. to hearten. [1600 10; EN 1 + HEARTEN] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 3 enhearten — verb /ɛnˈhɑːtə̆n/ To comfort and embolden; to hearten …

    Wiktionary

  • 4 enhearten — v. a. Encourage, embolden, animate, hearten, inspirit, cheer, incite, stimulate, assure, reassure, comfort, console, buoy up …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 5 enhearten — en·hearten …

    English syllables

  • 6 enhearten — ə̇n, en+ transitive verb Etymology: en (I) + hearten : to give or restore strength and courage to their cheerfulness enheartened his saddened spirit …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 Encourage — En*cour age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encouraged} (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Encouraging}.] [F. encourager; pref. en (L. in) + courage courage. See {Courage}.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Encouraged — Encourage En*cour age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encouraged} (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Encouraging}.] [F. encourager; pref. en (L. in) + courage courage. See {Courage}.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Encouraging — Encourage En*cour age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encouraged} (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Encouraging}.] [F. encourager; pref. en (L. in) + courage courage. See {Courage}.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 promise — prom·ise n: a declaration or manifestation esp. in a contract of an intention to act or refrain from acting in a specified way that gives the party to whom it is made a right to expect its fulfillment aleatory promise: a promise (as to compensate …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 embolden — I verb abet, animate, assure, bolster, buoy, cheer, encourage, enhearten, foment, give confidence, hearten, impel, incite, inspire, inspirit, instigate, invigorate, nerve, press, promise, rally, reassure, rouse, stimulate, strengthen, urge II… …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 reassure — I verb affirm, approve, assure again, bolster up, buoy up, certify, cheer, comfort, confirm, confirmare, convince, dismiss doubt, ease, embolden, encourage, enhearten, give confidence, give hope, guarantee, hearten, help, hold out hope, infuse… …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 gecollenferhtan — wv/t1b to enhearten …

    Old to modern English dictionary

  • 14 comfort — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. luxury; ease, coziness; enjoyment, satisfaction; solace, consolation; cheer, air. See pleasure, relief, content. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A state of ease] Syn. contentment, ease, well being, rest, quiet …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 animate — v. a. 1. Quicken, inform, make alive, give life to, vivify. 2. Invigorate, fortify, revive, give vigor or energy to. 3. Stimulate, waken, rouse, whet, incite, impel, excite, fire, heat, urge, provoke, warm, goad, kindle, prompt, work up, set on.… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 assure — v. a. 1. Make certain or sure, free from doubt or uncertainty. 2. Embolden, encourage, enhearten, hearten, make confident. 3. Declare to (confidently and earnestly), vouch to, vow to, protest to, aver to, solemnly promise, pledge, guarantee,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 encourage — v. a. 1. Embolden, inspirit, animate, enhearten, hearten, stimulate, cheer, incite, assure, reassure, comfort, console, buoy up. 2. Support, favor, countenance, further, advance, promote, foster, aid, help, abet, patronize, help forward …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 hearten — v. a. Encourage, embolden, animate, inspirit, enhearten, heart, cheer, incite, stimulate, assure, reassure, comfort, console, buoy up …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 inspirit — v. a. Animate, invigorate, enliven, encourage, enhearten, hearten, embolden, cheer, comfort, stimulate, incite, quicken, rouse, arouse, fire, give new life to …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 reassure — v. a. 1. Hearten, enhearten, encourage, cheer, comfort, embolden, strengthen, inspirit, assure again, restore courage to. 2. (Law.) Reinsure …

    New dictionary of synonyms