Encourage - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Encourage.

  1. assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
  1. help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
  2. bring up under fosterage; of children
  3. promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and education"
  4. providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"
  5. United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
  1. give encouragement to
  1. cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
  2. urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
  1. help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
  2. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
  3. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
  4. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  5. the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
  1. a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"
  2. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
  3. an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"
  4. spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  5. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/01/2018 9:00am

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