win over

phrasal verb
won over; winning over; wins over

Definition of win over

: to persuade (someone) to accept and support something (such as an idea) after opposing it They eventually won him over with some persuasive arguments.

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“Win over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/win%20over. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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