Definitions for "Persuade"
To influence or gain over by argument, advice, entreaty, expostulation, etc.; to draw or incline to a determination by presenting sufficient motives.
To try to influence.
To convince by argument, or by reasons offered or suggested from reflection, etc.; to cause to believe.
Keywords:  persuasion, plead, prevail
To use persuasion; to plead; to prevail by persuasion.
Keywords:  vase, somebody, can't, belief, ugly
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!"
Keywords:  sway, voters, did, speech, win
win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"