persuade


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Synonyms for persuade

talk (someone) into

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convince

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Synonyms for persuade

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

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

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Can't we do something to persuade your mother to take you a little way from town?
I shall go round and persuade Olive to stay with me.
We could not tear ourselves away from each other nor persuade ourselves to say the word "Farewell
I am afraid not,' says he, 'for I am really afraid she won't have me; after all my sister's huffing and blustering, I believe I shall never be able to persuade her to it.
He told them that in the sight of all indifferent men, and in the sense of the laws of society, they had lived all this while in a state of sin; and that it was true that nothing but the consenting to marry, or effectually separating them from one another, could now put an end to it; but there was a difficulty in it, too, with respect to the laws of Christian matrimony, which he was not fully satisfied about, that of marrying one that is a professed Christian to a savage, an idolater, and a heathen--one that is not baptized; and yet that he did not see that there was time left to endeavour to persuade the women to be baptized, or to profess the name of Christ, whom they had, he doubted, heard nothing of, and without which they could not be baptized.
I perceived they were all stupidly ignorant as to matters of religion, as much as I was when I went rambling away from my father; yet there were none of them backward to hear what had been said; and all of them seriously promised that they would talk with their wives about it, and do their endeavours to persuade them to turn Christians.
Upon this discourse, however, and their promising, as above, to endeavour to persuade their wives to embrace Christianity, he married the two other couple; but Will Atkins and his wife were not yet come in.
THE Prince of Wales tried to persuade Tony Blair's government to expand grammar schools, former education secretary David Blunkett has said.
Things aren't good in Penrhewl either as Angela tries to persuade Eifion to be honest with Cadno about not having the vasectomy.
RAWALPINDI -- Special teams of teachers have been set up at tehsil and district level in Rawalpindi to persuade illiterate children in connection with enrolment in schools.
Charity Console has organised more schemes to help people learn how to save lives, with a second day entitled Question, Persuade and Refer set to take place in University College Dublin on May 28.
Mend the hearts Of Port-au-Prince Look deep into your soul Give aid, persuade, convince Our love we'll measure Give up our guilty pleasures For you, we are there Say the Haiti prayer.
The Persuade collection includes a seamless, one-piece lavatory, a petite vanity, a full-height vanity and a console table, the statement added.
It was very hard to persuade Kurmanbek Bakiev to leave Kyrgyzstan, said President Nursultan Nazarbaev at the press conference in Astana today while commenting the situation in the Kyrgyz Republic.
SIR Roger Moore has funded an ad campaign to persuade shoppers to think twice before buying foie gras.