Definitions for persuade

Definitions for (verb) persuade

Main entry: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

Main entry: persuade, sway, carry

Definition: win approval or support for

Usage: Carry all before one; His speech did not sway the voters

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