Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] ENCOURAGE NP2[patient[inanimate]]
We should encourage good eating habits in our children.
The tax break is encouraging business growth in the lower income neighborhoods.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] ENCOURAGE NP2[patient[animate]]
He is trying to encourage her every day during her chemotherapy treatments.
His success with the first novel encouraged him to write a second.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3