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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
(by argument), ,


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  • prevail on — prevail upon / prevail on [v] persuade, influence affect, argue into, bring around, convince, crack, dispose, draw, get, get around, impress, incline, induce, promote, prompt, put across, ram down throat*, sell*, suck in*, sway, talk into, win… …   New thesaurus

  • prevail on — phrasal verb prevail on or prevail upon [transitive] Word forms prevail on : present tense I/you/we/they prevail on he/she/it prevails on present participle prevailing on past tense prevailed on past participle prevailed on formal prevail on/upon …   English dictionary

  • prevail on — pre ˈvail on pre ˈvail up ˌon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they prevail on he/she/it prevails on present participle p …   Useful english dictionary

  • prevail on — prevail (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way: argue into, bring, bring around (or round), convince, get, induce, persuade, sell (on), talk into. See PERSUASION …   English dictionary for students

  • prevail\ on — • prevail (up)on v To bring to an act or belief; cause a change in; persuade. He prevailed upon the musician to entertain instead of the absent speaker. He prevailed upon me to believe in his innocence …   Словарь американских идиом

  • prevail on — prevail upon they prevailed upon me to emcee their charity affair Syn: persuade, induce, coax, convince, get, urge, pressure, coerce; informal sweet talk, soft soap …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • prevail on — (also prevail upon) Persuade (by argument), influence, induce …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • prevail on — persuade, influence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prevail on someone to do something — prevail on (someone) (to (do something)) to persuade someone to do something. My father prevailed on some friends to let us stay with them for a few days. The TV network prevailed upon the organizers of the track and field championships to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • prevail on to do something — prevail on (someone) (to (do something)) to persuade someone to do something. My father prevailed on some friends to let us stay with them for a few days. The TV network prevailed upon the organizers of the track and field championships to… …   New idioms dictionary

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