HyperDic: dissuade

English > 1 sense of the word dissuade:
VERBcommunicationdissuade, deterturn away from by persuasion
dissuade > pronunciation
Soundsdihswey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > dissuade: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningturn away from by persuasion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot dissuade Sue; They dissuade him to write the letter
Example"Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
Synonymdeter
Narrowertalk out ofpersuade someone not to do something
Broaderrede, advise, counselGive advice to
OppositepersuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
Spanishdesaconsejar, distanciar, disuadir
Catalandesaconsellar, dissuadir
Adjectivesdissuasivedeterring from action
Nounsdissuasionpersuading not to do or believe something
dissuasiona communication that dissuades you

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