What does persuasive mean?

Definitions for persuasive
pərˈsweɪ sɪv, -zɪvper·sua·sive

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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.]

How to pronounce persuasive?

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How to say persuasive in sign language?

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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

Examples of persuasive in a Sentence

  1. Jan Selby:

    I don't find the paper at all persuasive.

  2. Donald Trump:

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

  3. Cecily Kelleher:

    These are persuasive that these bans are beneficial.

  4. Lars Forsberg:

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

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    If the facts are persuasive to the American people, they may be to some Republicans.

Images & Illustrations of persuasive

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