Meaning of convince


Pronunciation: (kun-vins'), [key]
— -vinced, -vinc•ing.
  1. to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action: to convince a jury of his guilt; A test drive will convince you that this car handles well.
  2. to persuade; cajole: We finally convinced them to have dinner with us.
  3. to prove or find guilty.
  4. to overcome; vanquish.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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