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From per- (thoroughly) +‎ suādeō (I advise).



persuādeō (present infinitive persuādēre, perfect active persuāsī, supine persuāsum); second conjugation

  1. (with dative) I persuade, convince.
  2. I prevail upon, persuade or induce to do something.


   Conjugation of persuadeo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present persuādeō persuādēs persuādet persuādēmus persuādētis persuādent
imperfect persuādēbam persuādēbās persuādēbat persuādēbāmus persuādēbātis persuādēbant
future persuādēbō persuādēbis persuādēbit persuādēbimus persuādēbitis persuādēbunt
perfect persuāsī persuāsistī persuāsit persuāsimus persuāsistis persuāsērunt, persuāsēre
pluperfect persuāseram persuāserās persuāserat persuāserāmus persuāserātis persuāserant
future perfect persuāserō persuāseris persuāserit persuāserimus persuāseritis persuāserint
passive present persuādeor persuādēris, persuādēre persuādētur persuādēmur persuādēminī persuādentur
imperfect persuādēbar persuādēbāris, persuādēbāre persuādēbātur persuādēbāmur persuādēbāminī persuādēbantur
future persuādēbor persuādēberis, persuādēbere persuādēbitur persuādēbimur persuādēbiminī persuādēbuntur
perfect persuāsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect persuāsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect persuāsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present persuādeam persuādeās persuādeat persuādeāmus persuādeātis persuādeant
imperfect persuādērem persuādērēs persuādēret persuādērēmus persuādērētis persuādērent
perfect persuāserim persuāserīs persuāserit persuāserīmus persuāserītis persuāserint
pluperfect persuāsissem persuāsissēs persuāsisset persuāsissēmus persuāsissētis persuāsissent
passive present persuādear persuādeāris, persuādeāre persuādeātur persuādeāmur persuādeāminī persuādeantur
imperfect persuādērer persuādērēris, persuādērēre persuādērētur persuādērēmur persuādērēminī persuādērentur
perfect persuāsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect persuāsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present persuādē persuādēte
future persuādētō persuādētō persuādētōte persuādentō
passive present persuādēre persuādēminī
future persuādētor persuādētor persuādentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives persuādēre persuāsisse persuāsūrus esse persuādērī persuāsus esse persuāsum īrī
participles persuādēns persuāsūrus persuāsus persuādendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
persuādēre persuādendī persuādendō persuādendum persuāsum persuāsū

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  • persuadeo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • persuadeo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • persuadeo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I am persuaded, convinced: mihi persuasi
    • convince yourself of this; rest assured on this point: persuade tibi
    • convince yourself of this; rest assured on this point: velim tibi ita persuadeas
    • convince yourself of this; rest assured on this point: sic volo te tibi persuadere
  • persuadeo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016