convince

Definition

  • verb: to cause (someone) to believe that something is true
  • verb: to overcome by argument
  • synonyms: convict, satisfy, persuade

Examples

  • I managed to 'convince' myself that I was doing the right thing.

  • We 'convinced' them to go along with our scheme.

  • He 'convinced' me that the story was true.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - of this administration as you know. - Thank you. We're gonna face the challenge, or this country is storing up a heap of trouble for itself. Now, seeing as I can't convince you to work with my administration in an official capacity inside the White House, I feel damn fortunate (..)
    2014 Selma