HyperDic: persuade

English > 2 senses of the word persuade:
VERBsocialpersuade, carry, swaywin approval or support for
communicationpersuadecause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
persuade > pronunciation
Soundsperswey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > persuade: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningwin approval or support for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscarry, sway
Broaderinfluence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
Similar tocarrywin in an election
Spanishconvencer, persuadir
Catalanconvèncer, persuadir
Adjectivespersuasiblebeing susceptible to persuasion
persuasiveintended or having the power to induce action or belief
English > persuade: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey persuade him to write the letter
Example"You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
Narrowerassureassure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence / confidence
badgerpersuade through constant efforts
brainwashpersuade completely, often through coercion
bring round, bring aroundCause to adopt an opinion or course of action
charm, influence, temptinduce into action by using one's charm
chat uptalk / talk to someone with the aim of persuading him
convert, win over, convincemake (someone) agree / agree, understand, or realize / realize the truth or validity of something
dragpersuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
hustlePressure or urge someone into an action
prevailUse persuasion successfully
rope indraw in as if with a rope
seduce, score, makeinduce to have sex
sellpersuade somebody to accept something
talk intopersuade somebody to do something
tempttry presumptuously
wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigleInfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
Broaderinduce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeCause to do
Oppositedissuade, deterturn away from by persuasion
Spanishconvencer, persuadir
Catalanpersuadir
Adjectivespersuasiblebeing susceptible to persuasion
persuasiveintended or having the power to induce action or belief
Nounspersuadersomeone who tries to persuade / persuade or induce or lead on
persuasionthe act of persuading / persuading (or attempting to persuade / persuade)

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