Quick answer
"Convince" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "convencer", and "persuade" is a transitive verb which is also often translated as "convencer". Learn more about the difference between "convince" and "persuade" below.
convince(
kuhn
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vihns
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to persuade)
a. convencer
I'm sorry, but that argument just does not convince me. Lo siento, pero ese argumento simplemente no me convence.
My friend convinced me to go to a yoga class with her, and I loved it!Mi amiga me convenció de que fuera con ella a una clase de yoga y ¡me encantó!
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persuade(
puhr
-
swehihd
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. convencer
I tried to persuade him to go to the movies, but he refused.Intenté convencerlo para ir al cine, pero se negó.
b. persuadir
I always persuade the kids to clean their room by offering them ice cream.Siempre persuado a los niños de que limpien su cuarto ofreciéndoles un helado.
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