Synonyms for dissuading
- 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 DISSUADING
Does the whole duty of the doctor consist in dissuading the patient from marriage?
I and Caroline Abbott had the greatest difficulty in dissuading her from the Riviera.
He held up a dissuading hand, as the other would have spoken.
Fortunately for Rumania, they succeeded in dissuading him from his purpose.
But Chilo fell to dissuading and entreating them by all the gods not to do so.
I had great difficulty in dissuading him from this frightful act.
Captain James, however, persisted in dissuading me from any such resolution.
But his uncle's words, far from dissuading Danilo, only excited him the more.
I'm not obliged to; and you've rather succeeded in dissuading me.
I would if I could; but I don't know that I've any way of dissuading him.