verb (used with object), per·suad·ed, per·suad·ing.
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The president pushed ahead with a far-reaching pressure campaign to persuade Republican officials in Michigan, Georgia and elsewhere to overturn the will of voters.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In 1997, Glenn announced that he would retire from the Senate at the end of his term in 1999 and immediately set his sights on persuading NASA to fly him in space again.
Micro-Influencers are especially effective in persuading their audience since they are usually experts in some niche and specific topic, which makes them a natural source of recommendations for this topic.How social media influence 71% consumer buying decisions|Aleh Barysevich|November 20, 2020|Search Engine Watch
It’s hard to persuade people to leave, to learn a new tool, and to re-create the ease of gathering such a large variety of people.
The latter provision could persuade more multinationals to locate their supply chains in the RCEP region.15 countries signed the world’s biggest trade deal—but China is the clear winner|Naomi Xu Elegant|November 16, 2020|Fortune
Or has the see and hear and speak-no-evil stance of the Republican House persuaded him that he is in the clear?
His big break came in 1992 when an aging cardinal plucked him from his outback and persuaded the Vatican to make him a bishop.
Later it became clear that he had persuaded Eisenhower to leave SHAPE and run for president in 1952.
Reagan made the case for his speech, and Goldwater was persuaded.
And they are who must be persuaded, if climate change action is to become a reality.Is Caring About Climate Change an Essential Part of LGBT Identity?|Jay Michaelson|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But first he held a whispered colloquy with the Princess, whom he entreated, or persuaded, to re-enter her gorgeous vehicle.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Suffice it to say, a mutual passion was conceived between the two cousins, and my father persuaded her to elope with him.
I do it, persuaded of the propriety of the step, and satisfied that all will go well with him yet.
His carriage was brought round to a private door, in a back street; and Ripperda was at last persuaded to enter it.
I am very glad you have succeeded with your portable steam-engine, and am persuaded they will be more and more adopted.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick