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
By the end of the recent conference call, Tech for Campaigns had persuaded Ms. Eskamani, the Florida House candidate, to start running ads on her social media accounts.
Last month, workers and rights groups persuaded Google not to renew a contract to supply artificial intelligence tools to help the Pentagon analyze footage from drone aircraft.
On our last night, my friend persuaded me to sneak into their dorm, and for most of that evening Jeffrey and I sat in a corner, drinking Gatorade.
That body of writing persuaded Trump and his conservative advisers that Kavanaugh would remain a stalwart originalist on the bench.
The group had persuaded the land’s previous owner, BudCo Ltd., to donate it for that purpose.
Chesney, using his Blue Chair imprint, persuaded Murphy to make the album and landed it at Reviver, where Murphy is committed to continuing this new chapter.
The only answer, then, is persuading people to come to your place for an event that resembles a party—but doesn't require too much effort.
Will the vice president persuade six Democratic members of the Senate to vote for impeachment and take over herself?
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PERSUADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of persuade for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to do something by asking, arguing, or giving reasons
: to cause (someone) to believe something
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