convince


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Synonyms for convince

to cause (another) to believe or feel sure about something

to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

Synonyms for convince

make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something

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The natives now gathered round me tumultuously, and laboured to convince me that what I had just seen were the heads of three Happar warriors, who had been slain in battle.
Lady Bertram repeated enough of this conversation to her husband to convince him how much he had mistaken his sister-in-law's views; and she was from that moment perfectly safe from all expectation, or the slightest allusion to it from him.
But he had ended his speech in a way to sink her in sad mortification, by adding, "If William does come to Mansfield, I hope you may be able to convince him that the many years which have passed since you parted have not been spent on your side entirely without improvement; though, I fear, he must find his sister at sixteen in some respects too much like his sister at ten.
My experience in securing money convinces me that the first type of man is growing more rare all the time, and that the latter type is increasing; that is, that, more and more, rich people are coming to regard men and women who apply to them for help for worthy objects, not as beggars, but as agents for doing their work.
All I say is that it is not argument that convinces me of the necessity of a future life, but this: when you go hand in hand with someone and all at once that person vanishes there, into nowhere, and you yourself are left facing that abyss, and look in.
The Englishman looked his astonishment in spite of his most herculean efforts to appear courteous, and it required many repetitions of the strange story of the ape-man as told by himself, Jane Porter, and Lieutenant D'Arnot to convince Lord Tennington that they were not all quite mad.
Thereafter, feeling his life a burden from the shame and ridicule to which he was exposed, he schemed to convince all the other Foxes that being tailless was much more attractive, thus making up for his own deprivation.
One, he said, of which I could not expect easily to convince others.
He is President of Convince & Convert Media (the producer of the show), a New York Times best-selling author, and the most retweeted person in the world among digital marketers.
Despite rising questions, can the ICC finally convince the BCCI?
The manager has come in and had to convince 20 players - now we have to convince 40,000 fans.
Sources informed that President Asif Ali Zardari not only took the ANP Chief Asfandyar Wali with his tour to UN General Assembly in New York, but also tried his best there to convince him (ANP Chief) on the issuance of Local Bodies System in Sindh.
What: Sci-fi sitcom about a starship crew trying to convince other planets in the galaxy to outsource services to England.
I wanted to bring home a hustler, just like Debra did, and convince my family we were heading to Boston for a big fat clambake gay wedding.
As a demolition estimator you must convince the judge (those approving the estimate) that you have presented a "bulletproof" defense for your estimate.