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Another word for persuasion

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Noun
  1. Something believed or accepted as true by a person

      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
      2. Emotion; feeling:
      3. Tender or romantic feeling:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. A belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof:
      2. A judgment based on special knowledge and given by an expert:
      3. A judgment or estimation of the merit of a person or thing:
      1. A belief or opinion:
      2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
      3. An impulse or whim:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
      3. The act or process of convincing.
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
    See also:

    opinion

  2. A system of religious belief

      1. A group of people forming a distinct unit within a larger group by virtue of certain refinements or distinctions of belief or practice.
      2. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
      3. A faction united by common interests or beliefs.
      1. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
      2. A particular variety of such belief, especially when organized into a system of doctrine and practice:
      3. A set of beliefs, values, and practices based on the teachings of a spiritual leader.
      1. Belief in God or in a set of religious doctrines.
      2. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
      3. Secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of God's will viewed as a theological virtue.
      1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
      2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
      3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.
      1. A formal statement of religious belief; a confession of faith.
      2. A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
      1. The act or process of confessing, as in telling one's life story as a series of failings or tribulations.
      2. Something confessed, especially a disclosure of one's sins to a priest for absolution.
      3. In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
    See also:

    religion

  3. Those who accept and practice a particular religious belief

      1. A group of people forming a distinct unit within a larger group by virtue of certain refinements or distinctions of belief or practice.
      2. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
      3. A faction united by common interests or beliefs.
      1. Belief in God or in a set of religious doctrines.
      2. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
      3. Secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of God's will viewed as a theological virtue.
      1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
      2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
      3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.
      1. The act or an instance of sharing, as of thoughts or feelings.
      2. Religious or spiritual fellowship.
      3. A body of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites; a denomination.
      1. A building for public, especially Christian worship.
      2. The company of all Christians regarded as a spiritual body.
      3. A specified Christian denomination:
    See also:

    religion

  4. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
      2. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
      3. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. A group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. The species is the fundamental category of taxonomic classification, ranking below a genus or subgenus. Species names are represented in binomial nomenclature by an uncapitalized Latin adjective or noun following a capitalized genus name, as in Ananas comosus, the pineapple, and Equus caballus, the horse.
      2. A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.
      3. A set of atoms, molecules, ions, or other chemical entities that possess the same distinct characteristics with respect to a chemical process or measurement.
      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. The material world and its phenomena:
      2. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      3. The world of living things and the outdoors:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. A way of doing something or the way in which a thing is done or happens:
      2. A way of acting; bearing or behavior:
      3. The socially correct way of acting; etiquette:
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
      2. Agreeable or beneficial:
      1. Type or kind:
      2. The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name:
      1. A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the wings of birds that allows their wings to create lift.
      2. Long hair on the lower legs of a dog or horse, especially a draft horse, notably the Clydesdale breed. Narrowly only the rear hair.
      3. One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
      1. The act, process, or technique of describing.
      2. A statement or an account describing something:
      3. A pictorial representation:
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
    See also:

    group

Another word for persuasion

Noun
  1. The act of persuading

  2. A belief

      1. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
      3. The act or process of convincing.
      1. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
      2. A particular variety of such belief, especially when organized into a system of doctrine and practice:
      3. A set of beliefs, values, and practices based on the teachings of a spiritual leader.
      1. A doctrine, principle, or position held as part of a philosophy, religion, or field of endeavor.
      1. A formal statement of religious belief; a confession of faith.
      2. A system of belief, principles, or opinions: