- persuade used 9 times.
- persuaded used 20 times.
- persuadest used once.
- persuadeth used twice.
- persuading used twice.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
PERSUA'DE, verb transitive [Latin persuadeo; per and suadeo, to urge or incite.]
1. To influence by argument, advice, intreaty or expostulation; to draw or incline the will to a determination by presenting motives to the mind.
I should be glad, if I could persuade him to write such another critick on any thing of mine.
Almost thou persuadest me to be a christian. Acts 26:26.
2. To convince by argument, or reasons offered; or to convince by reasons suggested by reflection or deliberation, or by evidence presented in any manner to the mind.
Beloved, we are persuaded better things of you. Hebrews 6:9.
3. To inculcate by argument or expostulation. [Little used.]
4. To treat by persuasion. [Not in use.]
PERSUA'DED, participle passive Influenced or drawn to an opinion or determination by argument, advice or reasons suggested; convinced; induced.
PERSUA'DER, noun One that persuades or influences another.
1. That which incites.
Hunger and thirst at once.