win over

To persuade someone, gain someones support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.

If the truth doesnt win him over, perhaps charm will.

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  • win over — win (someone/something) over to succeed in changing opinion. The senator made a stirring speech but failed to win over enough votes to pass his bill. The argument she used to win them over was not about who was right and who was wrong …   New idioms dictionary

  • win over — win [n] victory accomplishment, achievement, conquest, gain, gold*, gold star*, kill*, killing*, pay dirt*, score, slam, success, sweep, triumph; concepts 95,141,832 Ant. failure, forfeit, loss win [v1] finish first; succeed achieve, beat, be… …   New thesaurus

  • win over — index convert (persuade), convince, disarm (set at ease), persuade, placate, prejudice (influence …   Law dictionary

  • win over — verb make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product • Syn: ↑convert, ↑convince • Derivationally related forms: ↑convincible (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • win over — phrasal verb win over or win round [transitive] Word forms win over : present tense I/you/we/they win over he/she/it wins over present participle winning over past tense won over past participle won over to persuade someone to agree with you or… …   English dictionary

  • win over — v. (d; tr.) to win over to (we won them over to our side) * * * (d; tr.) to win over to (we won them over to our side) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • win over — phr verb Win over is used with these nouns as the object: ↑sceptic …   Collocations dictionary

  • win over — PHRASAL VERB If you win someone over or win them round, you persuade them to support you or agree with you. [V P n (not pron)] He has won over a significant number of the left wing deputies because his programme is precisely the one they were… …   English dictionary

  • win over — Synonyms and related words: argue into, assure, be convincing, bring around, bring home to, bring over, bring round, bring to reason, captivate, carry conviction, charm, con, convert, convict, convince, draw, draw over, drive home to, evangelize …   Moby Thesaurus

  • win over — do you really believe that flowers and jewelry are enough to win her over? Syn: persuade, convince, sway, prevail on; seduce …   Thesaurus of popular words

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