Associations to the word «Persuasive»


PERSUASIVE, adjective. Able to persuade; convincing
PERSUASIVE PRECEDENT, noun. (legal) A precedent set in a court that has no precedence over another but whose decisions are considered to be sufficiently useful that they may be used, although they are not binding until used by a superior court.
PERSUASIVE PRECEDENTS, noun. Plural of persuasive precedent

Dictionary definition

PERSUASIVE, adjective. Intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope