Examples of persuade in a Sentence
He persuaded his friend to go back to school.
She couldn't be persuaded to go.
He would not let himself be persuaded into buying the more expensive stereo.
I am not easily persuaded.
They persuaded us that we were wrong.
He persuaded himself that he had made the right choice.
Recent Examples of persuade from the Web
The boy reportedly remained there for more than a week before his mother was persuaded to take him back, Alisberg said.
Walmart executives did not offer much of an explanation, but analysts say the chain likely had difficulty persuading shoppers to think of Walmart stores as anything but one-stop shops for thousands of items.
United aim to let Fulham keep hold of Sessegnon for the remainder of the Championship season in the hopes that this will persuade the London club into doing business with them rather than Tottenham.
Keller smelled opportunity and persuaded his board to take a look.
The research that persuaded Briggs to try bupropion was published by an unorthodox Vermont psychiatrist named Richard Kast.
Consumer distrust has become a catalyst, prompting researchers in industry and academia to a launch a wide range of studies aimed at understanding how people perceive AVs—and what might persuade skeptics to change their views.
But there was an immense effort to turn out progressive voters in this state, and persuade gettable moderates and center-right voters here, and that clearly was a big factor.
The $64,550 owed by Sherard is being held by Sherard's attorney in an escrow account and will be forwarded to the city unless Sherard persuades the court to stay its order, Leigl said.
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Synonymsargue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)
Related Wordsblandish, 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 Antonymsdeter, discourage, dissuade, unsell
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