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persuade


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Persuade  \Per*suade"\,  v.  i. 
  To  use  persuasion;  to  plead;  to  prevail  by  persuasion. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Persuade  \Per*suade"\,  n. 
  Persuasion.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Persuade  \Per*suade"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Persuaded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Persuading}.]  [L.  persuadere,  persuasum  per  + 
  suadere  to  advise,  persuade:  cf  F.  persuader.  See  {Per-}, 
  and  {Suasion}.] 
  1.  To  influence  or  gain  over  by  argument,  advice,  entreaty, 
  expostulation,  etc.;  to  draw  or  incline  to  a  determination 
  by  presenting  sufficient  motives. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  persuade 
  v  1:  win  approval  or  support  for  "Carry  all  before  one"  [syn:  {carry}, 
  {sway}] 
  2:  cause  somebody  to  adopt  a  certain  position,  belief,  or 
  course  of  action  twist  somebody's  arm;  "You  can't 
  persuade  me  to  buy  this  ugly  vase!"  [ant:  {dissuade}] 




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