dissuade definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To deter (one) from a program of action or a purpose by persuasion or exhortation: dissuaded my friend from seeking these types of a rash scheme.
    • To advise or exhort against; to attempt to persuade (one from a training course).
    • To divert by persuasion; to show from an objective by explanations or motives; -- with from.
    • To deter (you) from a program of activity or a purpose by persuasion or exhortation: dissuaded my buddy from following these types of a rash plan.
    • To advise or exhort against; to try and convince (one from a program).
    • To divert by persuasion; to show from an intention by factors or motives; -- with from.
    • To deter (people) from a program of activity or an intention by persuasion or exhortation: dissuaded my buddy from seeking such a rash scheme.
    • To advise or exhort against; to attempt to persuade (one from a course).
    • To divert by persuasion; to show from an objective by reasons or motives; -- with from.
  • verb:
    • To persuade not to try or do.
    • turn from by persuasion
    • To convince to not ever take to or do.
    • change far from by persuasion
    • To persuade not to take to or do.
    • turn far from by persuasion
  • others:
    • To advise or exhort against one thing; try to draw or divert from an action by the presentation of reasons or motives: as, he dissuaded his buddy from their rash function.
    • To change from an objective by persuasion or debate.
    • to provide advice against; represent as unwelcome, poor, or dangerous.
    • to offer advice towards some recommended course of action.
    • To advise or exhort against anything; make an effort to draw or divert from an action by the presentation of reasons or motives: because, he dissuaded their friend from their rash purpose.
    • to improve from an intention by persuasion or debate.
    • to offer advice against; represent as unwanted, inappropriate, or dangerous.
    • to provide advice against some recommended course of action.
    • To advise or exhort against one thing; attempt to draw or divert from an action by the presentation of factors or motives: since, he dissuaded their buddy from his rash purpose.
    • to alter from an intention by persuasion or debate.
    • to provide advice against; represent as unwelcome, improper, or dangerous.
    • to provide advice in opposition to some proposed strategy.

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