What does convince mean?

Definitions for convince
kənˈvɪnscon·vince

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convert, win over, convince(verb)

    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. convince(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From convincere, from con- + vinco.

  2. convince(Verb)

    To overcome, conquer, vanquish.

    Etymology: From convincere, from con- + vinco.

  3. convince(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From convincere, from con- + vinco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convince(verb)

    to overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master

  2. Convince(verb)

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

  3. Convince(verb)

    to confute; to prove the fallacy of

  4. Convince(verb)

    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

How to pronounce convince?

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How to say convince in sign language?

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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. Michel Platini:

    His strategy is to bring all the congresses, to have some speakers in the room, to convince ... the most to vote for him, and then at the end he will say, 'Look at the democracy. Democracy of the most numbers, they will say that I have to stay. And I will stay. '.

  2. Atlantic Equities ' Cordwell:

    As the improvements made to the iPhone each year become increasingly marginal it may become more difficult to convince consumers to pay up for the latest model, when an older generation device is effectively just as good.

  3. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen:

    I've heard nothing that would convince me that bail is insufficient.

  4. Ajay Roy:

    Avijit was very idealistic, his understanding was that he wouldn't be killed, that if anyone ever tried to attack him or hated him, that they could just kind of have a chat and he would convince them ... that they could at least have a dialogue.

  5. Ingo Speich:

    When we talk to companies it is pretty difficult to convince them to give cash back to shareholders, banks are reluctant to give them liquidity and we have a pretty volatile market environment, with Greece and the European Central Bank (buying bonds) and so on...They want to be defensive.

Images & Illustrations of convince

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