encourage

definition: 
Give support, confidence, or hope to (someone)
sentence: 
The government cut taxes in order to encourage spending.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
3
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
encouragingly
adjective: 
encouraging
adverb sentence: 
adjective sentence: 
verb: 
encourage
verb sentence: 
noun: 
encouragement
noun sentence: 
With the encouragement of his father, a World War I pilot, he studied aviation.