Definition for Persuade (-d, persuading)

persuade (-d, persuading), v. [L. per + suādēre, advise, recommend, urge as desirable.] (webplay: arts, belief, measure).

  1. Influence; sway; coax; entice; induce; appeal to successfully; compel by pleading, entreating, or reasoning.
  2. Convince; assure; induce to believe.
  3. Argue legally; testify; give evidence; offer proof.

Return to page 22 of the letter “p”.