persuade


persuade

verb

Definition of PERSUADE

to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest request <she persuaded us that she can indeed communicate with the dead> <he persuaded his teachers to grant an extension>
Synonyms argue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)
Near Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell

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