|a.||1.||Tending to persuade; having the power of persuading; |
|n.||1.||That which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an exhortation.|
|Adj.||1.||persuasive - tending or intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"|
dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"
|2.||persuasive - capable of convincing; "a persuasive argument"; "the evidence is persuasive but not conclusive"|