As an adjective defter
As a noun defter
is a type of tax register that was used in the ottoman empire.
As a verb deter is
to prevent something from happening.
From (etyl) defter, from (etyl) .
A type of tax register that was used in the Ottoman Empire.
To prevent something from happening.
To persuade someone not to do something; to discourage.
* 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 10.
- we have in following enquiry, attempted to throw some light upon subjects, from which uncertainty has hitherto deterred the wise