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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
convince (verb)
transitive verb
1.
obsolete
a) to overcome by argument
b) - overpower overcome
2.
obsolete - demonstrate prove
3.
to bring (as by argument) to belief, consent, or a course of action - persuade convinced himself that she was all right William Faulkner something I could never convince him to read John Lahr
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
convince (verb)
to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests
SYNONIMS:
argue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on 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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