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To influence or gain over by argument, advice, entreaty, expostulation, etc.; to draw or incline to a determination by presenting sufficient motives.
v. t.
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To try to influence.
v. t.
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To convince by argument, or by reasons offered or suggested from reflection, etc.; to cause to believe.
v. t.
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To inculcate by argument or expostulation; to advise; to recommend.
v. t.
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To use persuasion; to plead; to prevail by persuasion.
v. i.
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Persuasion.
n.
Mispersuade To persuade amiss. v. t.
Overpersuade To persuade or influence against one's inclination or judgment. v. t.
Persuaded of Persuade imp. & p. p.
Persuaded Prevailed upon; influenced by argument or entreaty; convinced. p. p. & a.
Persuader One who, or that which, persuades or influences. n.