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Definition of Encourage

Encourage

  1. To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; -- the opposite of discourage.

Encourage Quotations

Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Charles Stanley

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
James Agate

Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
Swami Vivekananda

Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is good... Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them. That would be enough to make the world a better place.
Pope Francis
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Encourage Translations

encourage in Afrikaans is aanmoedig
encourage in Danish is opmuntre
encourage in Dutch is aanvuren, aanwakkeren, aansporen
encourage in French is encouragez, encourager, encouragent, encourageons
encourage in German is ermutigen
encourage in Italian is incoraggiare, promuovere
encourage in Latin is erigo ; erexi, foveo, hortor
encourage in Portuguese is incentive
encourage in Spanish is promover, jalear, incitar, espolear, animar
encourage in Swedish is uppmuntra
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