persuade

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/pərˈsweɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pɚˈsweɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pər swād)

Inflections of 'persuade' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
persuades
v 3rd person singular
persuading
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
persuaded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
persuaded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

persuade
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: convince others
Synonyms:
convince , bring around, bring over, talk into, win over, talk sb into sth, make sb see the light, overcome sb's resistance, bring sb to their senses, turn sb on to, wear down, convert , influence , gain , move , induce , get , coax , cajole, inveigle, prevail on, prevail upon, hook in (informal), rope in (informal), soften up, urge , encourage , push , press , exhort, lead
Antonyms:
dampen , demoralize, frighten off, turn off

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