- Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||persuaded, persuades, persuading
||to cause to do something by using reason or argument.
The soccer coach persuaded her to try out for the team.
- convince, get
- similar words:
- coax, influence, lure, move, prompt, sway, talk into
||to cause to believe something.
She persuaded her mother that she was old enough to watch the movie.
||counsel, get, guide, make, push, satisfy, sell, turn, win
||persuadable (adj.), persuadingly (adv.), persuader (n.)