What does convince mean?

Definitions for convince
kənˈvɪnscon·vince

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convert, win over, convinceverb

    make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something

    "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"

Wiktionary

  1. convinceverb

    To make someone believe, or feel sure about something, especially by using logic, argument or evidence.

    Etymology: From convincere, from con- + vinco.

  2. convinceverb

    To overcome, conquer, vanquish.

    Etymology: From convincere, from con- + vinco.

  3. convinceverb

    To confute (someone); to prove (someone) wrong; to overcome (someone) in argument.

    Etymology: From convincere, from con- + vinco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convinceverb

    to overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master

  2. Convinceverb

    to overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof

  3. Convinceverb

    to confute; to prove the fallacy of

  4. Convinceverb

    to prove guilty; to convict

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Convince

    kon-vins′, v.t. to subdue the mind by evidence: to satisfy as to truth or error: (B.) to convict: to refute.—n. Convince′ment.—adjs. Convinc′ible; Convinc′ing, producing conviction.—adv. Convinc′ingly. [L. convincĕre, con, sig. completeness, and vincĕre, victum, to conquer.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'convince' in Verbs Frequency: #672

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of convince in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of convince in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of convince in a Sentence

  1. Reyzan Shali:

    If I can convince my patients to give up bacon, the next question I get is usually whether they can have alternatives to bacon, like turkey bacon. I explain that it's the processing that makes the meat harmful. So replacing bacon with turkey bacon to make it healthier is misguided, all types of bacon are processed to become bacon, so changing the type of bacon does not change the fact that it’s processed meat.

  2. European Council President Donald Tusk:

    In fact, his personal opinion and mine were and are that December is better than February, if he is ready to take this risk, I will be helpful. But then, it would be his risk ... If Cameron is sure December is better for him as the organizer of this referendum, I will be helpful and I am ready to convince our officials.

  3. John McCain Fast Facts McCain:

    I have to convince the voters all over again of Arizona, but I will stand on my record. But more so, I will stand on what I can do for Arizona and the nation.

  4. Rehana Bibi:

    There are refusals, but we try to convince them that there is no harm in giving drops to children.

  5. Jim Jordan:

    I don't know how you can ever convince me that President Trump on January 6th didn't actually win this thing based on all the things you see.

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