Definitions for dissuadedɪˈsweɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•suadedɪˈsweɪd(v.t.)-suad•ed, -suad•ing.

  1. to deter by advice or persuasion; persuade not to do something (often fol. by from).

  2. Archaic. to advise or urge against.

Origin of dissuade:

1505–15; < L dissuādēre=dis-dis -1+suādēre to recommend, urge, der. of suād-, base of suāvis tasting agreeable; see suave

dis•suad′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissuade, deter(verb)

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

Wiktionary

  1. dissuade(Verb)

    To convince not to try or do.

  2. Origin: From dissuadeo, from dis- + suadeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissuade(verb)

    to advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a course)

  2. Dissuade(verb)

    to divert by persuasion; to turn from a purpose by reasons or motives; -- with from; as, I could not dissuade him from his purpose


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

dissuade(verb)

to stop (from doing something) by advice or persuasion

I tried to dissuade him from his foolish intention.

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