Definition for EN-COUR'AGE

EN-COUR'AGE, v.t. [enkur'rage; Fr. encourager; en and courage, from cœur, the heart; It. incoraggiare.]

To give courage to; to give or increase confidence of success; to inspire with courage, spirit, or strength of mind; to embolden; to animate; to incite; to inspirit. But charge Joshua and encourage him. Deut. iii.

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