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Dissuade

Dis`suade´
v. t.1.To advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a course).
[imp. & p. p. Dissuaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissuading.]
Mr. Burchell, on the contrary, dissuaded her with great ardor: and I stood neuter.
- Goldsmith.
2.To divert by persuasion; to turn from a purpose by reasons or motives; - with from; as, I could not dissuade him from his purpose.
I have tried what is possible to dissuade him.
- Mad. D' Arblay.
Verb1.dissuade - turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
Synonyms: deter
Antonyms:
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"

TO DISSUADE, crim. law. To induce a person not to do an act.
     2. To dissuade a witness from giving evidence against a person indicted, is an indictable offence at common law. Hawk. B. 1, c. 2 1, s. 1 5. The mere attempt to stifle evidence, is also criminal, although the persuasion should not succeed, on the general principle that an incitement to commit a crime, is in itself criminal. 1 Russ. on Cr. 44; 6 East, R. 464; 2 East, R. 6, 21; 2 Str. 904; 2 Leach, 925. Vide To Persuade.

admonish, advise, caution, counsel, cry out against, daunt, derail, deter, discourage, divert, exhort, expostulate, frighten off, intimidate, kid out of, prick, remonstrate, talk out of, throw off, unpersuade, urge, warn
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