1. To give evidence of; SYN. indicate.
2. To have an argument about something; SYN. contend, debate, fence.
3. To present reasons and arguments; SYN. reason.
1. To assure somebody of the truth of something.
2. To state positively and with certainty and confidence; SYN. tell.
1. To bring to a close.
2. To reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation; SYN. resolve.
1. To overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof.
2. To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master.
3. To confute; to prove the fallacy of.
1. To ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
2. To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.
To cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
1. To assure payment of.
2. To relieve from exposure to danger; act to make safe against adverse contingencies
3. To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; guarantee
4. To give pledge of payment to (a creditor) or of (an obligation)
5. To take (a person) into custody; hold fast; pinion; to make fast
6. To get secure usually lasting possession or control of; bring about, effect