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Definitions of persuade:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To influence by advice or argument; to draw or incline a person by presenting powerful motives to the mind; to convince by argument or entreaty.

part of speech: verb transitive

To influence by argument, etc.; induce; convince.

part of speech: verb transitive

To influence successfully by argument, advice, etc.: to bring to any particular opinion: to convince.

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To bring out, as a kernel from its enveloping husk: to uncover: to make manifest or plain: to disentangle: to solve. " Elucidating what was obscure, enucleating what was hard."- Dr. Sclater. ...

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