HyperDic: dissuade

English > 1 sense of the word dissuade:
VERBcommunicationdissuade, deterturn away from by persuasion
dissuade > pronunciation
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"
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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