Synonyms of persuade in English:


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1‘he tried to persuade her to come with him’

prevail on, talk someone into, coax, convince, make, get, press someone into, induce, win someone over, bring someone round, argue someone into, pressure someone into, pressurize someone into, coerce, influence, sway, prompt, inveigle, entice, tempt, lure, cajole, wheedle someone into, get round, blarney, prod someone into, reason someone into
Law procure
informal sweet-talk, smooth-talk, soft-soap, twist someone's arm

dissuade, discourage, deter

2‘shortage of money persuaded them to abandon the scheme’

cause, lead, move, dispose, incline, motivate, induce