Definition of persuader in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈsweɪdə/


1A person who persuades someone to do something: his deep understanding of the issues made him a powerful persuader professional persuaders
More example sentences
  • Whether the professional persuaders were successful, or whether most doctors are lukewarm on the issue, we don't know.
  • Instead of using their powerful voice inside the system as persuaders for change, they were choosing exit.
  • With tactics such as definition, cultural persuaders create knowledge and effectuate control over that which they describe.
1.1 informal A gun or other weapon used to compel submission or obedience.
Example sentences
  • Well, a gun can be used as a persuader whether it is actually fired or not.
  • A more concentrated effort is required here, as intimidation is not an effective persuader on these people.
  • It was an ancient practice to break a prisoner and force them to spill any knowledge they might have, starvation was a very powerful persuader.

Words that rhyme with persuader

abrader, Ada, blockader, crusader, dissuader, evader, fader, grader, Grenada, invader, masquerader, Nader, parader, raider, Rigveda, Seder, serenader, trader, upgrader, Veda, wader

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