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(tr, preposition) to persuade to by talking: I talked him into buying the house.
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|Verb||1.||talk into - persuade somebody to do something|
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!"
talk out of - persuade someone not to do something
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1. To engage in spoken exchange:
3. To express oneself in speech:
Idioms: open one's mouth, put in words, wag one's tongue.
4. To put into words:
articulate, communicate, convey, declare, express, say, state, tell, utter, vent, verbalize, vocalize, voice.
Idiom: give tongue to.
5. To engage in or spread gossip:
6. To meet and exchange views to reach a decision:
1. To increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity:
2. To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product):
1. Spoken exchange:
2. The faculty, act, or product of speaking:
3. A usually formal oral communication to an audience:
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