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  1. dissuadeverb


  2. dissuadeverb


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissuade, deterverb

    turn away from by persuasion

    "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

    deter, discourage


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  1. dissuadeverb

    turn from a purpose, divert by persuasion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dissuadeverb

    deter, divert

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dissuade":

    deter, discourage

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  1. Chris Spear:

    Revenue from tolls must be spent maintaining the roads they're collected on, we hope today's ruling will not only end this practice in New York, but dissuade other states from financing their budget shortfalls on the backs of our industry.

  2. Charles Killian:

    I knew QAnon was pretty far out there, but I didn't heartily try to dissuade him from listening to their arguments because he was getting involved in citizenry.

  3. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon:

    This is not meant to be punitive, but rather to dissuade others from carrying out terrorist attacks.

  4. Mark Richards:

    And it does not dissuade Mr. Joseph Rosenbaum, correct ? correct.

  5. John Swartzberg:

    I dont want to dissuade people from doing this, people have to ask, Is there a way we can do this safely? The answer is Yes you can, but its not the way you might like it. But were all doing things we dont like right now.

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