verb (used with object), con·vinced, con·vinc·ing.
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The deal intends to shift TikTok’s cloud business to Oracle, which nevertheless doesn’t yet seem to have convinced the caudillo that a non-ownership deal is a good idea.Democracy depends on Washington improving its tech|Adam Lashinsky|September 17, 2020|Fortune
We got a glimpse Wednesday of just how dependent the president is on convincing Americans a vaccine is coming to end this pandemic in months.Trump’s messy attempt to clean up unwelcome coronavirus vaccine news|Amber Phillips|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
So I’m willing to work with any leader that comes close to that, who will sit down and listen to me and be open to being convinced that that is where we are right now with the issues.Can Anita Hill Forgive Joe Biden … and Work With Him?|Pallabi Munsi|September 14, 2020|Ozy
For most people in the study, the only thing that changed in their lives was that some random researchers tried to convince them to do something new.How a vacation—or a pandemic—can help you adopt better habits now|matthewheimer|September 12, 2020|Fortune
Thomas Courtney teaches fifth grade at Chollas-Mead Elementary, where his public school’s customer service convinced him to bring his daughter Onora, who is thriving academically and socially.Our Public Schools Have a Customer Service Problem|Thomas Courtney|September 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Turkey is not the only country trying to convince the private sector that domestic violence is their problem, too.
Whether or not Risner will be able to convince a federal judge that the U.S. should be held responsible, is another story.
The only way to stop cops from killing young, unarmed black men is to convince Americans that their lives truly matter.
A visit to WoodRocket.com is enough to convince anyone of the truth in that.Inside the Greatest Porn Parody Factory: From ‘Game of Bones’ to ‘The Humper Games’|Gabriella Paiella|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“As a teenager, I tried to convince myself I had imagined it,” wrote Bowman.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It took years to convince Tim of that, and we consoled ourselves that at least it had been drawn by one who was there.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
A little fighting, to convince ministers that we can't be frightened, and all will be well.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
I shall try to convince you that it is also materially better than the accepted, or Christian, method.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
You have been taking pains to convince me that Maude's love was not mine, that she was only forced into the marriage with me.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
I'm staying here because if it's the last thing I do, I'm going to convince you that I'm not a killer.
British Dictionary definitions for convince
- to overcome
- to prove guilty