encouraged, past participle; encourages, 3rd person singular present; encouraging, present participle; encouraged, past tense;
Give support, confidence, or hope to (someone)
we were encouraged by the success of this venture
I feel much encouraged
Give support and advice to (someone) so that they will do or continue to do something
pupils are encouraged to be creative
Help or stimulate (an activity, state, or view) to develop
the intention is to encourage new writing talent
promote: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
spur on; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"
(encouraged) bucked up(p): inspired with confidence; "felt bucked up by his success"
(encouragement) the expression of approval and support
(encouragement) boost: the act of giving hope or support to someone
(encouraging) giving courage or confidence or hope; "encouraging advances in medical research"
To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit; To spur on, strongly recommend; To foster, give help or patronage
(Encouraged) These are products that LSCR recommends because they meet campus standards and are well suited, required, or in widespread use for a particular task. Encouraged products are most often at the "Full support" level.
(encouraging) to be supportive, to inspire
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