- Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||convinced, convinces, convincing
||to cause to accept or believe; persuade (often fol. by "of").
The evidence convinced the jury of his innocence.His parents tried to convince him to go to college, but he said he wasn't ready.She finally convinced him that he had to give up smoking.
- persuade, satisfy
- similar words:
- argue, assure, bring around, induce, jawbone, prevail on, reassure
||budge, get, guide, make, move, reason, satisfy, sell, sway, win
||convincing (adj.), convincingly (adv.)