Definition of Persuades

1. Verb. (third-person singular of persuade) ¹



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Definition of Persuades

1. persuade [v] - See also: persuade

Lexicographical Neighbors of Persuades

perst
perstillation
perstraction
perstractions
perstreperous
perstringe
persuadability
persuadable
persuadableness
persuade
persuaded
persuadee
persuadees
persuader
persuaders
persuades (current term)
persuadeth
persuading
persual
persuasibility
persuasible
persuasion
persuasionistas
persuasions
persuasive
persuasive communication
persuasive precedent
persuasively
persuasiveness
persuasory

Literary usage of Persuades

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1890)
"... and private conversation with King James—He persuades him to support the United Provinces—Other affairs transacted between them—His second conference ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"From hence he makes an artful transition into the second part of his subject : wherein he first complains of the sloth of scholars, and afterwards persuades ..."

3. The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Thomas Seccombe, William Strang, J. B. Clark (1895)
"CHAPTER XXXIII The Baron goes to Petersburgh, and converses with the Empress —persuades ... persuades ..."

4. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1878)
"He persuades Edward. [CH. xxix able to the duke felt their lives secure ; Cecil, walk- lives of ing with a friend in Greenwich Park, whis- oppose the pered ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1883)
"Fortunately for his object, he would now have a warm ally in his own wife, persuades who was constantly in attendance on the Princess, to'accept'the and wno ..."

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