Definitions for CONVINCEkənˈvɪns
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convert, win over, convince(verb)
make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something
"He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
To make someone believe, or feel sure about something, especially by using logic, argument or evidence.
To overcome, conquer, vanquish.
To confute (someone); to prove (someone) wrong; to overcome (someone) in argument.
Origin: From convincere, from con- + vinco.
to overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master
to overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof
to confute; to prove the fallacy of
to prove guilty; to convict
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Rank popularity for the word 'CONVINCE' in Verbs Frequency: #672
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.
If you cannot convince them, confuse them.
We just had three jurors we couldn't convince.
The government will have to convince us they are really needed.
We will be going out actively to holders to try to convince them.
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Translations for CONVINCE
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- запэ́ўніць, запэ́ўнівацьBelarusian
- convèncerCatalan, Valencian
- متقاعد کردنPersian
- 納得, 説得, 自覚Japanese
- sibi persuasum habere, persuadereLatin
- przekonać, przekonywaćPolish
- parschuader, persvader, conventscher, cunventscherRomansh
- убедить, убеждатьRussian
- cumbínchere, cumbinci, cumbínghere, cunvínciri, cunvinciSardinian
- నమ్మించు, ఒప్పించుTelugu
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