Synonyms for Persuade:


woo, exhort, target, reason with, sweeten up, prompt, get in with. get, talk into, persuasion, argue into, bring. persuade (noun)
sway, carry.


cause to believe; convince to do (verb)
cajole, satisfy, induce, move, assure, inveigle, entice, allure, prompt, get, seduce, wear down, sway, sell, bring around, argue into, exhort, coax, urge, influence, talk into, win over, prevail upon, enlist, woo.
coax (verb)
charm, seduce, implore, urge, cajole.
persuade (verb)
entice, indoctrinate, coax, sway, win over, enlist, convince, talk into, induce, influence, tempt, allure, sell.
social (verb)
sway, carry.

Other synonyms:

spur, exhort, prod, prevail on, reason with, motivate, urge on. assure, encourage, get. prompt, bring around. satisfy. bring. target. move. convince
prevail upon.
sweeten up.
Other relevant words:
carry, talk into, motivate, prompt, assure, spur, wear down, prevail on, encourage, satisfy, reason with, prevail upon, inveigle, argue into, bring around, exhort, prod, bring, get, move, woo.

Usage examples for persuade

  1. No, you can't persuade me. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. One cannot persuade mother- one cannot. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. You would do well to persuade the lady to turn in. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley