dissuade


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dis·suade

 (dĭ-swād′)
tr.v. dis·suad·ed, dis·suad·ing, dis·suades
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion: dissuaded my friend from pursuing such a rash scheme.

[Latin dissuādēre : dis-, dis- + suādēre, to advise; see swād- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·suad′er n.

dissuade

(dɪˈsweɪd)
vb (tr)
1. (often foll by from) to deter (someone) by persuasion from a course of action, policy, etc
2. to advise against (an action, etc)
[C15: from Latin dissuādēre, from dis-1 + suādēre to persuade]
disˈsuadable adj
disˈsuader n
disˈsuasion n
disˈsuasive, disˈsuasory adj
disˈsuasively adv
disˈsuasiveness n

dis•suade

(dɪˈsweɪd)

v.t. -suad•ed, -suad•ing.
1. to deter by advice or persuasion; persuade not to do something (often fol. by from).
2. Archaic. to advise or urge against.
[1505–15; < Latin dissuādēre=dis- dis-1 + suādēre to recommend, urge, derivative of suād-, base of suāvis tasting agreeable; see suave]
dis•suad′a•ble, adj.
dis•suad′er, n.

dissuade


Past participle: dissuaded
Gerund: dissuading

Imperative
dissuade
dissuade
Present
I dissuade
you dissuade
he/she/it dissuades
we dissuade
you dissuade
they dissuade
Preterite
I dissuaded
you dissuaded
he/she/it dissuaded
we dissuaded
you dissuaded
they dissuaded
Present Continuous
I am dissuading
you are dissuading
he/she/it is dissuading
we are dissuading
you are dissuading
they are dissuading
Present Perfect
I have dissuaded
you have dissuaded
he/she/it has dissuaded
we have dissuaded
you have dissuaded
they have dissuaded
Past Continuous
I was dissuading
you were dissuading
he/she/it was dissuading
we were dissuading
you were dissuading
they were dissuading
Past Perfect
I had dissuaded
you had dissuaded
he/she/it had dissuaded
we had dissuaded
you had dissuaded
they had dissuaded
Future
I will dissuade
you will dissuade
he/she/it will dissuade
we will dissuade
you will dissuade
they will dissuade
Future Perfect
I will have dissuaded
you will have dissuaded
he/she/it will have dissuaded
we will have dissuaded
you will have dissuaded
they will have dissuaded
Future Continuous
I will be dissuading
you will be dissuading
he/she/it will be dissuading
we will be dissuading
you will be dissuading
they will be dissuading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dissuading
you have been dissuading
he/she/it has been dissuading
we have been dissuading
you have been dissuading
they have been dissuading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dissuading
you will have been dissuading
he/she/it will have been dissuading
we will have been dissuading
you will have been dissuading
they will have been dissuading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dissuading
you had been dissuading
he/she/it had been dissuading
we had been dissuading
you had been dissuading
they had been dissuading
Conditional
I would dissuade
you would dissuade
he/she/it would dissuade
we would dissuade
you would dissuade
they would dissuade
Past Conditional
I would have dissuaded
you would have dissuaded
he/she/it would have dissuaded
we would have dissuaded
you would have dissuaded
they would have dissuaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dissuade - turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
talk out of - persuade someone not to do something
advise, counsel, rede - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
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!"

dissuade

verb
To persuade (a person) not to do something:
Idiom: talk out of.
Translations
يُثْني عَن، يُقْنِعُ بالعُدول عَن
odraditrozmluvit
fraråde
telja af; ráîa frá
atkalbėjimasatkalbėti
atrunāt
afbrengenafradenuit het hoofd praten
caydırmakvazgeçirmek

dissuade

[dɪˈsweɪd] VTdisuadir (from de) to dissuade sb from doing sthdisuadir a algn de hacer algo

dissuade

[dɪˈsweɪd] vt [+ person] → dissuader
to dissuade sb from sth [+ decision] → détourner qn de qch
to dissuade sb from a belief → faire changer d'avis à qn sur qch
to dissuade sb from doing sth → dissuader qn de faire qch

dissuade

vt to dissuade somebody from somethingjdn von etw abbringen, jdm etw ausreden; to dissuade somebody from doing somethingjdn davon abbringen or jdm ausreden, etw zu tun; he wouldn’t be dissuadeder ließ sich nicht davon abbringen, er ließ sich das nicht ausreden

dissuade

[dɪˈsweɪd] vt to dissuade sb (from doing)dissuadere qn (dal fare), distogliere qn (dall'idea di fare)

dissuade

(diˈsweid) verb
to stop (from doing something) by advice or persuasion. I tried to dissuade him from his foolish intention.
disˈsuasion (-ʒən) noun
References in classic literature ?
The mention of the thing he thought he perceived was involuntary on Sam's part at first, and his confused attempts to dissuade him he set down to a desperate lying on second thoughts, as being unwilling to implicate Liza.
All endeavors to dissuade them from their project failed.
What was unwholesome to him he regarded as unfit for any body; and he had, therefore, earnestly tried to dissuade them from having any weddingcake at all, and when that proved vain, as earnestly tried to prevent any body's eating it.
The house, too, as described by Sir John, was on so simple a scale, and the rent so uncommonly moderate, as to leave her no right of objection on either point; and, therefore, though it was not a plan which brought any charm to her fancy, though it was a removal from the vicinity of Norland beyond her wishes, she made no attempt to dissuade her mother from sending a letter of acquiescence.
I neither expressed surprise at this resolution nor attempted to dissuade her from it.
Though he anxiously endeavoured to dissuade me, I saw that he was of my mind; and this, if I had required to be confirmed in my intention, would have had the effect.
Daughter of God and Man, immortal EVE, For such thou art, from sin and blame entire: Not diffident of thee do I dissuade Thy absence from my sight, but to avoid Th' attempt it self, intended by our Foe.
My eldest brother and I did all we could to dissuade him, but it was of no use.
Of course the cunning Corva will do her best to dissuade you from taking the foal, and will tell you that it is both idle and sickly; but do not believe her, and stick to your point.
one day the demure Marcela makes her appearance turned shepherdess; and, in spite of her uncle and all those of the town that strove to dissuade her, took to going a-field with the other shepherd-lasses of the village, and tending her own flock.
He tried to dissuade the boy, telling him that soon they should come upon a tribe of their own folk where some day when he was older the boy should be king as his father had before him.
The conduct of the son in seeking to avenge his father was so natural that Chateau-Renaud did not seek to dissuade him, and was content with renewing his assurances of devotion.