persuade

[v] - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
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Persuade

Per·suade' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Persuaded ; present participle & verbal noun Persuading .] [ Latin persuadere , persuasum ; per + suadere to advise, persuade: confer French persuader...
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Persuade

Per·suade' intransitive verb To use persuasion; to plead; to prevail by persuasion. Shak.
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Persuade

Per·suade' noun Persuasion. [ Obsolete] Beau. & Fl.
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persuade

1. To influence or gain over by argument, advice, entreaty, expostulation, etc.; to draw or incline to a determination by presenting sufficient motives. 'Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.' (Acts xxvi. 28) 'We will persuade him, be it possible.' (Shak) ... 2. To try to influence. 'Hearken not unto Hezekiah, when he persuadeth you.' (2 Kin...
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persuade

sway verb win approval or support for; `Carry all before one`; `His speech did not sway the voters`
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Persuade

• (n.) Persuasion. • (v. t.) To influence or gain over by argument, advice, entreaty, expostulation, etc.; to draw or incline to a determination by presenting sufficient motives. • (v. t.) To convince by argument, or by reasons offered or suggested from reflection, etc.; to cause to believe. • (v. i.) To use persuasion; to plead...
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