Synonyms for dissuade
- advise against
- caution against
- chicken out
- cry out against
- lean on
- persuade not to
- put off
- throw a wet blanket on
- throw cold water on
- throw off
- turn off
- urge not to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISSUADE
I—some of our healers can dissuade the conviction of decayed teeth.
The man was about to attempt to dissuade her, when Sing interrupted.
They tried to dissuade her, but she grew irritable and ordered them to go on.
Yet neither tried to dissuade her from the rash adventure—as yet.
Thankful at first tried to dissuade her, but soon gave up the attempt.
But supposing they do not dissuade us, how are we to take this precious prey?
He was to dissuade them from pressing it, to the extent of his ability.
Both Dubos and his wife did all in their power to dissuade me from the project.
He must see Keane immediately, and dissuade him from the attempt.
Goring labored hard to dissuade him from his resolve, but to no purpose.