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 around||Be accompanied by.|
|cause to feel certain||Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.|
|convert||Make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something.|
The substance converts to an acid.
|get||Take vengeance on or get even.|
Where did she get these news.
|induce||Bring about or give rise to.|
The pickets induced many workers to stay away.
|persuade||Cause 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 on||Use persuasion successfully.|
|prove to||Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.|
|satisfy||Fill satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction.|
The whole team is working flat out to satisfy demand.
|sway||Move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner.|
The wind swayed the trees gently.
|talk round||Exchange thoughts; talk with.|
|win over||Obtain 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)
|assure||Assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence.|
I quite understand Mrs Lewis assured her.
|cajole||Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering.|
She pleaded and cajoled as she tried to win his support.
|certain||Certain to occur destined or inevitable Benjamin Franklin.|
He was certain to fail.
|clarify||Melt (butter) in order to separate out the water and milk solids.|
Clarify the mystery surrounding her death.
|coax||Arrange (something) carefully into a particular shape or position.|
Her lovely hair had been coaxed into ringlets.
|confidently||In 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.|
We were encouraged by the success of this venture.
|entice||Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion.|
The treat is offered to entice the dog to eat.
|grandiloquence||High-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation.|
|guarantee||Stand behind and guarantee the quality accuracy or condition of.|
Guarantee to free the prisoners.
|induce||Reason or establish by induction.|
From the experimental evidence one infers or induces the hypothesis.
|ingratiate||Bring oneself into favour with someone by flattering or trying to please them.|
A sycophantic attempt to ingratiate herself with the local aristocracy.
|ingratiating||Capable of winning favor.|
A smooth ingratiating manner.
|inveigle||Persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.|
We cannot inveigle him into putting pen to paper.
|licensee||Someone to whom a license is granted.|
|persuadable||Easily persuaded; amenable.|
They need to identify the most persuadable voters.
|persuade||Win approval or support for.|
The cost of the manor s restoration persuaded them to take in guests.
|persuasiveness||The power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty.|
|prompting||A cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken.|
The audience could hear his prompting.
|reassure||Cause to feel sure; give reassurance to.|
Joachim reassured him that he was needed.
|relent||Become less severe or intense.|
The rain relented.
|rhetoric||High-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation.|
|salesmanship||The skills and methods used in selling or promoting commercial products.|
He read a book on salesmanship but it didn t help.
|suasion||Persuasion as opposed to force or compulsion.|
The clearing banks found the use of both moral suasion and direct controls particularly irksome.
|sure||Definitely or positively sure is sometimes used informally for surely.|
He is sure to win.
|tempt||Have an urge or inclination to do something.|
The window displays tempted the shoppers.
|urge||Force or impel in an indicated direction.|
He urged her to come and stay with us.
|wheedle||Use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something.|
She wheedled her way on to the guest list.