What does the word coax mean?

Usage examples for coax

  1. You could coax Laurie Armitage to help us and then, too, you'd be leading lady. – Marjorie Dean, High School Junior by Pauline Lester
  2. Maybe 'twill coax ye to come again. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  3. He was not like Blue, whom she could bully and tease and coax. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower