verb (used with object), con·vinced, con·vinc·ing.
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Examples from the Web for convince
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.
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
First you have to convince people to accept your version of the boundary between law and politics.
Longstreth spread wide his hands as if it was useless to try to convince this man.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey
Penny dared not take time to try to convince the youth of the folly of fleeing from Immigration authorities.Swamp Island|Mildred A. Wirt
It was my aim to convince your grandfather that all the money in the world cannot bring about the result you desire.From the Housetops|George Barr McCutcheon
Taking counsel of their desires, people have eagerly caught at straws to convince themselves that peace was certain.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume I (of 2)|Hazard Stevens
I can assure your Excellency I will convince the American that his presence in the castle tonight is quite unnecessary.The Ghost Breaker|Paul Dickey
British Dictionary definitions for convince
- to overcome
- to prove guilty