prevail on or upon


Synonyms and Antonyms of prevail on or upon

  1. to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests we prevailed on him to sing in front of all his friends Synonyms argue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, persuade (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)Related Words blandish, 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 Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell

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to criticize severely

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