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
But the judges were not persuaded to count the ballot.
The phenomenon, discovered by Reddit members and acknowledged Wednesday by Apple, throws gasoline onto a long-standing conspiracy theory that iPhones slow to crawl as a sly way to persuade people to buy new ones.
With all the ruckus over the record-setting tolls, Scott thinks this may be the time to persuade the state to continue granting an exemption — but for the next generation of fuel-efficient vehicles.
Farmers are doing everything to persuade workers from the rest of Europe to come work for them: better wages and conditions — in some cases, as high as £15 ($20) an hour — English lessons, even access to tennis courts and movie theaters.
Barnes relented and was persuaded to send the measure to a committee for further negotiations next week, forestalling a vote on cutting off Edgemoor right away.
But Naomi was quickly persuaded of their authenticity.
The Frederick News-Post reported Wednesday that police said in court documents that a female acquaintance of the victim may have persuaded the suspects to act.
Kreklow's finance background was one of the strengths that persuaded the Village Board to offer him the job, Wolter 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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