Reassured vs Encouraged - What's the difference?

reassured | encouraged |


As verbs the difference between reassured and encouraged

is that reassured is (reassure) while encouraged is (encourage).

reassured

English

Verb

(head)
  • (reassure)

  • reassure

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror.
  • To reinsure.
  • References

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    encouraged

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (encourage)

  • encourage

    English

    Verb

    (encourag)
  • To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
  • I encouraged him during his race.
  • To spur on, strongly recommend.
  • We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
  • To foster, give help or patronage
  • ''The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed

    Synonyms

    * (l) * (l)

    Antonyms

    * discourage

    Derived terms

    * encouragement * encouraging * encouragingly