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English verb: convince

1. convince (communication) make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something

SamplesHe had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product.

ExamplesThey convince him to write the letter

Synonymsconvert, win over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)persuade

Narrower (hyponym)disarm

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