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Synonyms and Antonyms of persuade

  1. 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) Related Words blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, entreat, exhort, fast-talk, urge, wheedle; allure, beguile, lead on, lure, seduce, snow, tempt; brainwash, overpersuade; incline, influence, move, prompt, sell, sway; attract, draw, entice, interest; chew over, converse, debate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), moot; reason (with) Near Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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