turn away from by persuasion
"Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
To convince not to try or do.
Origin: From dissuadeo, from dis- + suadeo.
to advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a course)
to divert by persuasion; to turn from a purpose by reasons or motives; -- with from; as, I could not dissuade him from his purpose
Origin: [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis- + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See Suasion.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-swād′, v.t. to advise against: to try to divert from anything by advice or persuasion: to succeed in persuading not to.—ns. Dissuā′der; Dissuā′sion.—adj. Dissuā′sive, tending to dissuade.—n. that which tends to dissuade.—adv. Dissuā′sively.—n. and adj. Dissuā′sory (rare). [Fr.,—L. dissuadēre—dis, apart, suadēre, suasum, to advise.]
The numerical value of dissuade in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dissuade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is not meant to be punitive, but rather to dissuade others from carrying out terrorist attacks.
Obviously there was a reaction to dissuade the protesters and that produced this unfortunate result.
I think everyone has their head down and they're focused on the goal, and we haven't seen or heard anything to dissuade us at this point.
The burden of proof is not on Astrology to prove that it does work. The burden of proof is on skeptics and cynics to give us evidence that would dissuade the millions of people who believe in it to go the other way.
The argument that I hear from the administration is that we don't want to provoke Vladimir Putin. That is just Orwellian... history will judge this administration incredibly harshly, the only thing that will dissuade Vladimir Putin from what he is doing is when coffins come back to the families in Russia.
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- abbringen, abratenGerman
- saada toisiin ajatuksiin, kääntää jonkun pää, saada luopumaanFinnish
- afraden, afbrengen, uit het hoofd pratenDutch
- разубеждать, разубедитьRussian
- avskräcka, avrådaSwedish
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