reconvince

verb

re·​con·​vince (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈvin(t)s How to pronounce reconvince (audio)
reconvinced; reconvincing; reconvinces

transitive verb

: to convince (someone) again : to bring around or persuade to a belief or course of action for a second or subsequent time
Mr. Autorino believes he has two years in which to reconvince the marketplace of Colt's commitment to quality.Michael A. Vesperej
She sees a central challenge for herself and all college presidents in reconvincing a skeptical public that strong colleges are important.Mary Mogan Edwards

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reconvince was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Reconvince.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconvince. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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