CONVINCE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for CONVINCE?

Need another word that means the same as “convince”? Find 12 synonyms and 30 related words for “convince” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Convince” are: convert, win over, persuade, satisfy, prove to, cause to feel certain, induce, prevail on, get, talk round, bring around, sway

Convince as a Verb

Definitions of "Convince" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “convince” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Cause (someone) to believe firmly in the truth of something.
  • Make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something.
  • Persuade (someone) to do something.

Synonyms of "Convince" as a verb (12 Words)

bring aroundBe accompanied by.
cause to feel certainCause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.
convertMake (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something.
The substance converts to an acid.
getTake vengeance on or get even.
Where did she get these news.
induceBring about or give rise to.
The pickets induced many workers to stay away.
persuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody’s arm.
You can t persuade me to buy this ugly vase.
prevail onUse persuasion successfully.
prove toEstablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.
satisfyFill satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction.
The whole team is working flat out to satisfy demand.
swayMove or walk in a swinging or swaying manner.
The wind swayed the trees gently.
talk roundExchange thoughts; talk with.
win overObtain advantages, such as points, etc.

Usage Examples of "Convince" as a verb

  • He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product.
  • We had to convince politicians that they needed to do something.
  • Robert's expression had obviously convinced her of his innocence.
  • She convinced my father to branch out on his own.

Associations of "Convince" (30 Words)

assureAssure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence.
I quite understand Mrs Lewis assured her.
cajoleInfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering.
She pleaded and cajoled as she tried to win his support.
certainCertain to occur destined or inevitable Benjamin Franklin.
He was certain to fail.
clarifyMelt (butter) in order to separate out the water and milk solids.
Clarify the mystery surrounding her death.
coaxArrange (something) carefully into a particular shape or position.
Her lovely hair had been coaxed into ringlets.
confidentlyIn a way that expresses little or no doubt about something.
I strode confidently up to the rope.
convincing(of a victory or a winner) leaving no margin of doubt; clear.
Wales cruised to a convincing win over Ireland.
credible(a common but incorrect usage where `credulous’ would be appropriate) credulous.
Credible information.
encourageSpur on.
We were encouraged by the success of this venture.
enticeProvoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion.
The treat is offered to entice the dog to eat.
grandiloquenceHigh-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation.
guaranteeStand behind and guarantee the quality accuracy or condition of.
Guarantee to free the prisoners.
induceReason or establish by induction.
From the experimental evidence one infers or induces the hypothesis.
ingratiateBring oneself into favour with someone by flattering or trying to please them.
A sycophantic attempt to ingratiate herself with the local aristocracy.
ingratiatingCapable of winning favor.
A smooth ingratiating manner.
inveiglePersuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.
We cannot inveigle him into putting pen to paper.
licenseeSomeone to whom a license is granted.
persuadableEasily persuaded; amenable.
They need to identify the most persuadable voters.
persuadeWin approval or support for.
The cost of the manor s restoration persuaded them to take in guests.
persuasivenessThe power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty.
promptingA cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken.
The audience could hear his prompting.
reassureCause to feel sure; give reassurance to.
Joachim reassured him that he was needed.
relentBecome less severe or intense.
The rain relented.
rhetoricHigh-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation.
Mere rhetoric.
salesmanshipThe skills and methods used in selling or promoting commercial products.
He read a book on salesmanship but it didn t help.
suasionPersuasion as opposed to force or compulsion.
The clearing banks found the use of both moral suasion and direct controls particularly irksome.
sureDefinitely or positively sure is sometimes used informally for surely.
He is sure to win.
temptHave an urge or inclination to do something.
The window displays tempted the shoppers.
urgeForce or impel in an indicated direction.
He urged her to come and stay with us.
wheedleUse flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something.
She wheedled her way on to the guest list.

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