Cite
 

Synonyms of persuade

Verb


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!"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: persuade (Dictionary)