Synonyms for persuade

Synonyms for (verb) persuade

Synonyms: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

Similar words: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

Usage: The ads induced me to buy a VCR; My children finally got me to buy a computer; My wife made me buy a new sofa


Synonyms: persuade, sway, carry

Definition: win approval or support for

Usage: Carry all before one; His speech did not sway the voters

Similar words: act upon, work, influence

Definition: have and exert influence or effect

Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate