verb (used with object), dis·suad·ed, dis·suad·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dissuadedis·suad·a·ble, adjectivedis·suad·er, nounpre·dis·suade, verb (used with object), pre·dis·suad·ed, pre·dis·suad·ing.un·dis·suad·a·ble, adjective
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How to use dissuade in a sentence
On the islands, the toads may have become smaller since there are fewer hungry predators to dissuade, Buehler says.Readers ask about shrinking toads, defining distance in an expanding universe and more|Science News Staff|February 7, 2021|Science News
Over time, some websites added this attribute to other parts of their content, if not their entire website to dissuade marketers from trying to get links on their websites for SEO purposes only.
FBI officials managed to dissuade people in several places from their suspected plans, a senior FBI official said — but there was not enough evidence to issue arrest warrants.Domestic Terrorism: A More Urgent Threat, but Weaker Laws|by Sebastian Rotella|January 8, 2021|ProPublica
Allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccinations remain rare and should not dissuade Americans from being vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.Allergic reactions to the coronavirus vaccine are rare and outweighed by the benefit of protection, CDC finds|William Wan, Joel Achenbach|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
When potential customers will look for your website, they will most probably first meet a warning page that will dissuade them from visiting your site.SEO and cybersecurity: Incorporating cybersecurity into your SEO strategy|Connie Benton|December 14, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The point of publishing all the scary stats is not to dissuade people from being professional musicians.
This information can hopefully help dissuade other Muslims from joining or financially supporting ISIS.
The argument also went that the lack of publicity would dissuade would-be hostage-takers from bothering to grab reporters.
Those excuses would do little to dissuade those enforcing the statute, if the U.S. had concrete proof of the suspected killings.
Solmaz says she has never seen police try to round up or dissuade the dealers who work around Khaneye Honarmanan.As Iran’s Marijuana Trade Thrives, Is It Becoming a Nation of Stoners?|IranWire|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He tried to dissuade her from it, those aeronautic expeditions not being free from danger.Urania|Camille Flammarion
He used his influence to prevent any attack on the ducalists and dissuade the Livornese from secession.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
The infant seeks to grasp the burning lamp;—the parent endeavors to dissuade him from it.The Young Man's Guide|William A. Alcott
Later, however, she became resigned and did not try to dissuade her husband from accompanying the fallen Emperor.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed
I attempted earnestly to dissuade them from this, but they wept pitifully and implored me to let them come.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont