Definition of persuasive
: tending to persuade
Examples of persuasive in a sentence
We weren't shown any persuasive evidence that he had committed the crime.
<a persuasive argument for increasing funding of the city's library system>
First Known Use of persuasive
PERSUASIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of persuasive for English Language Learners
: able to cause people to do or believe something : able to persuade people
PERSUASIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of persuasive for Students
: able or likely to convince <a persuasive salesman>
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