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convinced, past tense; convinced, past participle; convinces, 3rd person singular present; convincing, present participle;
  1. Cause (someone) to believe firmly in the truth of something
    • - Robert's expression had obviously convinced her of his innocence
    • - you couldn't convince him that a floppy disk was as good as a manuscript
  2. Persuade (someone) to do something
    • - she convinced my father to branch out on his own

  1. convert: make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
  2. convinced(p): persuaded of; very sure; "were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join"; "I am positive he is lying"; "was confident he would win"
  3. (convinced) having a strong belief or conviction; "a convinced and fanatical pacifist"
  4. (convincing) causing one to believe the truth of something; "a convincing story"; "a convincing manner"
  5. To make someone believe, or feel sure about something, especially by using logic, argument or evidence; To overcome, conquer, vanquish; To confute (someone); to prove (someone) wrong; to overcome (someone) in argument
  6. (convinced) In a state of believing, especially from evidence but not necessarily
  7. (convincing) Effective as proof or evidence
  8. (convinced) when I am sure or certain about something (refer to base word)
  9. (convinced) to get someone to agree with you
  10. (Convincing) evidence indicates there is data strong enough to support a causal relationship between the exposure and the risk of a particular cancer. There is enough evidence to justify recommendations designed to reduce the risk of cancer. ...
  11. (Convincing) Like Super Robot Wars, G Generation allows the player to convince certain enemy characters to join his team. ...
  12. v.  ~ sb make sb feel certain; cause sb to realize
  13. To argue with someone to convince them to agree with or believe in certain things. To bring by the use of argument or evidence to firm belief or a course of action.