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convince

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Verb (transitive)
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con=vince
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3 in 3 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

convincev. t. [L. convincere, -victum, to refute, prove; con- + vincere to conquer. See Victor, and cf. Convict.].
  •  To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master.  [1913 Webster]
    "His two chamberlains
    Will I with wine and wassail so convince
    That memory, the warder of the brain,
    Shall be a fume.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof.  [1913 Webster]
    "Such convincing proofs and assurances of it as might enable them to convince others."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To confute; to prove the fallacy of.  [1913 Webster]
    "God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To prove guilty; to convict.  [1913 Webster]
    "Which of you convinceth me of sin?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Seek not to convince me of a crime
    Which I can ne'er repent, nor you can pardon.
    "
Syn. -- To persuade; satisfy; convict.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

convince, v.tr.
1 (often foll. by of, or that + clause) persuade (a person) to believe or realize.
2 (as convinced adj.) firmly persuaded (a convinced pacifist).

Derivative
convincer n. convincible adj.
Etymology
L (as CONVICT)

THESAURUS

convince

argue into, assure, be convincing, bring around, bring home to, bring over, bring round, bring to reason, captivate, carry conviction, charm, con, convert, convict, draw, draw over, drive home to, evangelize, gain, gain over, get, hook, hook in, inspire belief, lead to believe, outtalk, persuade, prevail, prevail on, prevail upon, prevail with, prompt, proselyte, proselytize, satisfy, sell, sell one on, sway, talk into, talk over, wangle, wangle into, wean, wear down, win, win over

ROGET THESAURUS

convince

Demonstration

VB demonstrate, prove, establish, make good, show, evince, manifest, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, verify, settle the question, reduce to demonstration, set the question at rest, make out, make out a case, prove one's point, have the best of the argument, draw a conclusion, follow, follow of course, follow as a matter of course, follow necessarily, stand to reason, hold good, hold water, convince, persuade (belief).

Belief

VB believe, credit, give faith to, give credit to, credence to, see, realize, assume, receive, set down for, take for, have it, take it, consider, esteem, presume, count upon, depend upon, calculate upon, pin one's faith upon, reckon upon, lean upon, build upon, rely upon, rest upon, lay one's account for, make sure of, make oneself easy about, on that score, take on trust, take on credit, take for granted, take for gospel, allow some weight to, attach some weight to, know, know for certain, have know, make no doubt, doubt not, be, rest assured, persuade oneself, assure oneself, satisfy oneself, make up one's mind, give one credit for, confide in, believe in, put one's trust in, place in, repose in, implicit confidence in, take one's word for, at one's word, place reliance on, rely upon, swear by, regard to, think, hold, take, take it, opine, be of opinion, conceive, trow, ween, fancy, apprehend, have it, hold a belief, possess, entertain a belief, adopt a belief, imbibe a belief, embrace a belief, get hold of a belief, hazard, foster, nurture a belief, cherish a belief, have an opinion, hold an opinion, possess, entertain an opinion, adopt an opinion, imbibe an opinion, embrace an opinion, get hold of an opinion, hazard an opinion, foster an opinion, nurture an opinion, cherish an opinion, view as, consider as, take as, hold as, conceive as, regard as, esteem as, deem as, look upon as, account as, set down as, surmise, get it into one's head, take it into one's head, come round to an opinion, swallow, cause to be believed, satisfy, persuade, have the ear of, gain the confidence of, assure, convince, convict, convert, wean, bring round, bring over, win over, indoctrinate, cram down the throat, produce conviction, carry conviction, bring home to, drive home to, go down, find credence, pass current, be received, be current, possess, take hold of, take possession of the mind.

Teaching

VB teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor, cram, prime, coach, enlighten, inculcate, indoctrinate, inoculate, infuse, instill, infix, ingraft, infiltrate, imbue, impregnate, implant, graft, sow the seeds of, disseminate, given an idea of, put up to, put in the way of, set right, sharpen the wits, enlarge the mind, give new ideas, open the eyes, bring forward, teach the young idea how to shoot, improve, expound, lecture, read a lesson, give a lesson, give a lecture, give a sermon, give a discourse, incept, hold forth, preach, sermonize, moralize, point a moral, train, discipline, bring up, bring up to, form, ground, prepare, qualify, drill, exercise, practice, habituate, familiarize with, nurture, drynurse, breed, rear, take in hand, break, break in, tame, preinstruct, initiate, inure, put to nurse, send to school, direct, guide, direct attention to, impress upon the mind, impress upon the memory, beat into, beat into the head, convince, book, workbook, exercise book, preach to the wise, teach one's grandmother to suck eggs, teach granny to suck eggs, preach to the converted.


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