convincing


convincing
I adjective absolute, ad persuadendum accommodatus, assured, assuring, attestable, authentic, believable, believed, believing, bona fide, categorical, certain, cogent, coherent, commanding, compelling, conclusive, confirmable, confirmatory, confirming, convictive, corroborating, corroborative, credal, credible, creditable, decisive, deducible, demonstrable, documentary, documented, establishable, established, evident, evincible, forceful, genuine, influential, irrefragable, irrefutable, likely, logical, maintaining, moving, persuasive, plausible, positive, possible, potent, powerful, practiced, prevailing, profound, provable, proving, rational, real, reasonable, reliable, secure, self-evident, stated, strong, suasive, substantial, supportable, sustainable, swaying, tenable, to be believed, tried, true, trusted, trusting, trustworthy, unconfutable, undeniable, undisputed, unrefutable, valid, verifying, well-founded, well-grounded, worthy of credence associated concepts: clear and convincing proof, convincing proof II index believable, categorical, cogent, colorable (plausible), credible, determinative, eloquent, forcible, influential, persuasive, plausible, potent, solid (sound), sound, specious, undeniable

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  • convincing — adj. causing one to believe the truth of something; having the power to influence or convince; cogent; of evidence or testimony; as, a convincing manner. Opposite of {unconvincing}. Note: [Narrower terms: {disenchanting, disillusioning}] [Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convincing — n. a successful persuasion. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convincing — convincing; un·convincing; …   English syllables

  • convincing — compelling, telling, cogent, *valid, sound Analogous words: proving, demonstrating (see PROVE): persuading or persuasive, inducing (see corresponding verbs at INDUCE): forceful, forcible, potent, *powerful …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • convincing — [adj] persuasive acceptable, authentic, believeable, cogent, conclusive, credible, dependable, faithful, hopeful, impressive, incontrovertible, likely, moving, plausible, possible, powerful, presumable, probable, rational, reasonable, reliable,… …   New thesaurus

  • convincing — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to convince. 2) (of a victory or a winner) leaving no margin of doubt. DERIVATIVES convincingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • convincing — [kənvin′siŋ] adj. causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent SYN. VALID convincingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • convincing */*/ — UK [kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] / US adjective 1) a) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something a convincing argument/explanation He will demand convincing evidence before he adopts a new theory. b) someone… …   English dictionary

  • convincing — con|vinc|ing [ kən vınsıŋ ] adjective ** 1. ) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something: He will demand convincing evidence before he adopts a new theory. a convincing argument/explanation a ) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • convincing — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ find sth ▪ I found his argument pretty convincing. ▪ make sth …   Collocations dictionary


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