dissuade

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See also: dissuadé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French dissuader, from Latin dissuādeō (I urge differently”, “I advise against”, “I dissuade), from dis- (away from”, “asunder) + suādeō (I recommend”, “I advise”, “I urge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /dɪˈsweɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Verb[edit]

dissuade (third-person singular simple present dissuades, present participle dissuading, simple past and past participle dissuaded)

  1. (transitive) To convince not to try or do.
    Jane dissuaded Martha from committing suicide.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

dissuade

  1. inflection of dissuader:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dis.suˈa.de/, /disˈswa.de/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ade
  • Hyphenation: dis‧su‧à‧de, dis‧suà‧de

Verb[edit]

dissuade

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dissuadere

References[edit]

  1. ^ dissuadere, dissuasi in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dissuādē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dissuādeō

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

dissuade

  1. inflection of dissuadir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative