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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 ?
But Monsieur Farival had assured him that his wife was only overcome with sleep and fatigue, that Tonie would bring her safely back later in the day; and he had thus been dissuaded from crossing the bay.
I had wanted to, but I had not been willing to take desperate chances, and had always dissuaded the king from them.
Miss Churchill, however, being of age, and with the full command of her fortunethough her fortune bore no proportion to the familyestatewas not to be dissuaded from the marriage, and it took place, to the infinite mortification of Mr.
Micawber's punctual habits in the opening stage of all bill transactions, that he could not be dissuaded from immediately rushing out, in the highest spirits, to buy the stamps for his notes of hand.
Many of the crowd would have dissuaded him from touching a document so suspicious; but Higg was resolute in the service of his benefactress.
Bwana, as she insisted upon calling her benefactor, dissuaded her from making the attempt at once by dispatching a head man with a party of blacks to Kovudoo's village with instructions to learn from the old savage how he came into possession of the white girl and as much of her antecedents as might be culled from the black chieftain.
But the artilleryman dissuaded me: "It's no kindness to the right sort of wife," he said, "to make her a widow"; and in the end I agreed to go with him, under cover of the woods, northward as far as Street Cobham before I parted with him.
Athos, according to his system, neither encouraged nor dissuaded him.
You are to understand, Miss Bennet, that I came here with the determined resolution of carrying my purpose; nor will I be dissuaded from it.
The men of Mycenae were willing to let them have one, but Jove dissuaded them by showing them unfavourable omens.
And then after you had sent the letter he dissuaded you from keeping the appointment?
He immediately began to spend all the money he had in buying the oddest little ornaments and luxuries for this lodging; and so often as Ada and I dissuaded him from making any purchase that he had in contemplation which was particularly unnecessary and expensive, he took credit for what it would have cost and made out that to spend anything less on something else was to save the difference.