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Definition of Convince

Convince

  1. To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master.
  2. To overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof.
  3. To confute; to prove the fallacy of.
  4. To prove guilty; to convict.

Convince Quotations

If you will have a person enslaved, the first thing you must do is convince yourself that the person is subhuman. The second thing you have to do is convince your allies so you'll have some help, and the third and probably unkindest cut of all is to convince that person that he or she is subhuman and deserves it.
Maya Angelou

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.
Muhammad Ali

First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.
Marilyn Monroe

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Sigmund Freud

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
George Washington
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Convince Translations

convince in Danish is overtyde
convince in Dutch is overtuigen
convince in Finnish is vakuuttaa
convince in French is convainquez, convaincre, convaincs, convainqent
convince in Italian is persuadere, persuadere
convince in Norwegian is overbevise
convince in Spanish is persuadir, convencer

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