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Synonyms for dissuade
dɪˈsweɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissuade, deter(verb)

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

    Synonyms:
    deter, discourage

    Antonyms:
    persuade

Wiktionary

  1. dissuade(verb)

    Antonyms:
    persuade

  2. dissuade(verb)

    Antonyms:
    persuade

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dissuade

    Synonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, deter, disapprove, disconcert, discourage, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

    Antonyms:
    abet, advocate, aid, assist, countenance, embolden, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissuade(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    turn from a purpose, divert by persuasion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dissuade(v)

    Synonyms:
    deter, divert

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deter, discourage

How to pronounce dissuade?

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How to use dissuade in a sentence?

  1. David Schenker:

    I would work with our allies to dissuade them, or encourage them, to avoid military purchases that would be potentially sanctionable, in other words, I would tell Saudi Arabia not to do it.

  2. Nashville Police spokeswoman Kris Mumford:

    Fortunately, these were non-life-threatening injuries, these are disturbing actions as the community as a whole is addressing youth violence. It’s going to take all of us working together to try and dissuade people from using this kind of violence.

  3. Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg:

    The real problem with the information sharing is not just that it has resulted in people being deported but that the specific design of it is to dissuade sponsors from coming forward, thereby keeping kids locked up for longer.

  4. Lane Newman:

    I think the market has the mindset that there is almost nothing at this stage of the game that is going to dissuade the Fed from going in December.

  5. Jose Luis Alvarez:

    Obviously there was a reaction to dissuade the protesters and that produced this unfortunate result.


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