Definitions for dissuadedɪˈsweɪd

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  1. dissuade, deter(verb)

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

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  1. dissuade(Verb)

    To convince not to try or do.

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

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  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

  3. Origin: [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis- + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See Suasion.]

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