dissuade from

discourage from, disincline, deter, talk out of

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dissuade from entering — index picket Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dissuade — ► VERB (dissuade from) ▪ persuade or advise not to do. DERIVATIVES dissuasion noun dissuasive adjective. ORIGIN Latin dissuadere, from suadere advise, persuade …   English terms dictionary

  • dissuade — v. (D; tr.) to dissuade from * * * [dɪ sweɪd] (D; tr.) to dissuade from …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dissuade — dissuade, deter, discourage, divert mean to turn one aside from a purpose, a project, or a plan. Dissuade carries the strongest implication of advice, argument, or exhortation; like the affirmative form persuade, it usually suggests gentle or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Dissuade — Dis*suade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissuaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissuading}.] [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See {Suasion}.] 1. To advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a course).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissuade — I verb abash, advise against, argue against, attempt to divert, attempt to prevent, cause doubt, caution, convince to the contrary, daunt, dehortari, deter from one s purpose, deterrere, discourage, disenchant, dishearten, disillusion, dispirit,… …   Law dictionary

  • dissuade — 1510s, from M.Fr. dissuader and directly from L. dissuadere to advise against, oppose by argument, from dis off, against (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + suadere to urge (see SUASION (Cf. suasion)). Related: Dissuaded; dissuading …   Etymology dictionary

  • dissuade — [di swād′] vt. dissuaded, dissuading [L dissuadere < dis , away, from + suadere, to persuade: see SWEET] 1. to turn (a person) aside (from a course, etc.) by persuasion or advice 2. Obs. to advise against (an action) dissuader n …   English World dictionary

  • dissuade — [[t]dɪswe͟ɪd[/t]] dissuades, dissuading, dissuaded VERB If you dissuade someone from doing or believing something, you persuade them not to do or believe it. [FORMAL] [V n from ing/n] Doctors had tried to dissuade patients from smoking... [V n… …   English dictionary

  • dissuade — dis|suade [dıˈsweıd] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: dissuadere, from suadere to persuade ] to persuade someone not to do something ≠ ↑persuade dissuade sb from (doing) sth ▪ a campaign to dissuade young people from smoking… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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