What does the word dissuade mean?

Usage examples for dissuade

  1. " Understand- I'm not saying this to attempt to dissuade you from the worst job you ever started in on. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  2. Later, however, she became resigned and did not try to dissuade her husband from accompanying the fallen Emperor. – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed
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