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Definition of Persuade

Persuade

  1. To influence or gain over by argument, advice, entreaty, expostulation, etc.; to draw or incline to a determination by presenting sufficient motives.
  2. To try to influence.
  3. To convince by argument, or by reasons offered or suggested from reflection, etc.; to cause to believe.
  4. To inculcate by argument or expostulation; to advise; to recommend.
  5. To use persuasion; to plead; to prevail by persuasion.
  6. Persuasion.

Persuade Quotations

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Winston Churchill

I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Charles Darwin

I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.
Bo Bennett

To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit: it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to amuse. To design is to transform prose into poetry.
Paul Rand

I don't know the rules of grammar... If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
David Ogilvy
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Persuade Translations

persuade in Danish is overtyde, overtale
persuade in Dutch is overtuigen
persuade in Finnish is suostuttaa, vakuuttaa
persuade in French is persuadez, persuadent, convaincre, persuader
persuade in Italian is persuadere, persuadere
persuade in Latin is adduco
persuade in Portuguese is persuada
persuade in Spanish is persuadir

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