Definitions for persuasivepərˈsweɪ sɪv, -zɪv

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word persuasive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. persuasive(adj)

    intended or having the power to induce action or belief

    "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"

Wiktionary

  1. persuasive(Adjective)

    able to persuade; convincing

  2. Origin: From persuasivus, from past participle stem of persuadere + -ivus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Persuasive(adj)

    tending to persuade; having the power of persuading; as, persuasive eloquence

  2. Persuasive(noun)

    that which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an exhortation

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. persuasif.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persuasive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persuasive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    I think there ’s a lot of ways to be persuasive.

  2. Cecily Kelleher:

    These are persuasive that these bans are beneficial.

  3. Lars Forsberg:

    This discovery could be very persuasive for motivating smokers to quit.

  4. Edward R. Murrow:

    To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.

  5. Andrew Thomas:

    We all think we're persuasive, but sometimes there isn’t much you can do for a deal except be patient, polite and present.

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