- To make someone believe, or feel sure about something, especially by using logic, argument or evidence.
- I wouldn't have or do something, unless I'm convinced that it's good.
- To persuade.
- (obsolete, transitive) To overcome, conquer, vanquish.
- c. 1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Macbeth”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene vii], page 135:
- […] his two Chamberlaines / Will I with Wine, and Waſſell, ſo conuince, / That Memorie, the Warder of the Braine, / Shall be a Fume, […]
- (obsolete, transitive) To confute; to prove wrong.
- (obsolete, transitive) To prove guilty; to convict.
to make someone believe, or feel sure about something
- to convince