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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissuade, deter(verb)

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

    deter, discourage



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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissuade(v. a.)

    turn from a purpose, divert by persuasion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dissuade(v)

    deter, divert

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dissuade":

    deter, discourage

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  1. Bernie McTernan:

    One of the benefits of the streaming age is there are zero costs for canceling services. Consumers can easily subscribe to a streaming service when their favorite show is on and then turn it off when finished, this new window could be a way for streamers to dissuade the cycling between services.

  2. Michele Bratcher Goodwin:

    They should not let the fact that this is coming before the Supreme Court in any way dissuade them.

  3. Josh Earnest:

    The president's comments were more in line with what officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity told CNN and other outlets after the ships were deployed Monday : that the U.S. ships were moved closer to Yemen to monitor and dissuade the Iranian convoy. Josh Earnest, though, focused on the need for the U.S. Navy ships to keep the region's waters safe for commerce. READ : Rubio, Kirk : No nuclear deal unless Iran releases reporter The movement of the -- of this particular aircraft carrier would augment the American military presence in the Gulf of Aden and would send a clear signal about our continued insistence about the free flow of commerce and the freedom of movement in the region.

  4. Joseph Vincent Ntuda Ebode:

    Of course, a military response is necessary. But the war must go beyond that, we need to address the problem of poverty and unemployment plaguing these regions (where Boko Haram is active) to dissuade the youths from joining the terrorists.

  5. Gordon Sondlund:

    I think everyone has their head down and they're focused on the goal, and we haven't seen or heard anything to dissuade us at this point.

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