verb (used with object), en·cour·aged, en·cour·ag·ing.
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How to use encourage in a sentence
I’m trying to encourage as many of you as possible to immediately join me there as I may not stay at Facebook or Twitter if they continue censoring me.‘Stop the Steal’ supporters, restrained by Facebook, turn to Parler to peddle false election claims|Elizabeth Dwoskin, Rachel Lerman|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
There are a number of possible explanations, but one major difference was a huge last-minute investment in ads that encouraged turnout by Republicans.Republicans spent millions on last-minute voting ads on Facebook|Tate Ryan-Mosley|November 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The league and players constantly encouraged viewers to vote.What to know for NFL Week 9: Tua Tagovailoa arrives, and Tom Brady’s Buccaneers take a beating|Adam Kilgore|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube’s owner, Google, made a number of accommodations, including limiting some political ads and encouraging voter registration.Twitter and Facebook warning labels aren’t enough to save democracy|Geoffrey Fowler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Teams have been encouraged to have players wear masks while on the sideline and in locker rooms.NFL games on TV: Games will look different; Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees, Part 2|Cindy Boren|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
She clicked the recording button and looked at me encouragingly.
Encouragingly, it seems the group was actually rewarded for this overture.
Make sure you notice the garland, Funk said encouragingly, “It was embroidered by women in Ohio.”
The housing plan, whose details were at last announced this week, has also been encouragingly to the point.
Youll look like a baby elephant when we get back home, prophesied Carol encouragingly.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
"Yes, dear master," purred the old dame encouragingly as she seated herself on the floor near the tea-pot.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
They are well managed, and with respect to some of their departments Government reports speak most encouragingly.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Mr. Howitt, remembering his conversation with Jed Holland, asked encouragingly, "Is this mine a very rich one?"The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
Soriki waved encouragingly and the pilot answered with a quick salute before he sped after his quarry.Star Born|Andre Norton