Synonyms for encouraged


1. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage, support, back up
usage: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
2. encourage, inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt
usage: inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
3. encourage, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
usage: spur on; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"


1. bucked up(predicate), encouraged, pleased (vs. displeased)
usage: inspired with confidence; "felt bucked up by his success"
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