overpersuade

[ oh-ver-per-sweyd ]
/ ˌoʊ vər pərˈsweɪd /
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verb (used with object), o·ver·per·suad·ed, o·ver·per·suad·ing.

to persuade (a person) against his or her inclination or intention: By threats and taunts they had overpersuaded him to steal the car.
to win or bring over by persuasion.

Nearby words

  1. overpark,
  2. overparted,
  3. overpass,
  4. overpay,
  5. overpeople,
  6. overpitch,
  7. overplay,
  8. overplus,
  9. overpopulate,
  10. overpopulated

Origin of overpersuade

First recorded in 1615–25; over- + persuade

Related formso·ver·per·sua·sion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for overpersuade

overpersuade

/ (ˌəʊvəpəˈsweɪd) /

verb

(tr) to persuade (someone) against his inclination or judgment
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