Synonyms of persuade


1. carry, persuade, sway, influence, act upon, work

usage: win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"

2. persuade, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make

usage: 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!"

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Definition and meaning of persuade (Dictionary)