actuate, advise, align, bend to one's will, blandish, bring a person to his senses, bring around, bring over, bring to reason, cajole, coax, compel, convert, convince, counsel, enlist, exercise influence, exert influence, exhort, gain the confidence of, impel, importune, impress, indoctrinate, induce, influence, inveigle, lead, lead to believe, lure, make one's point, make oneself felt, motivate, move, prevail upon, prompt, propagandize, proselyte, proselytize, rouse, satisfy by evidence, satisfy by proof, seduce, sell, suborn, sway, urge, win over, woo
agitate (activate), assure (give confidence to), bait (lure), coax, convince, counsel, exhort, incite, induce, influence, inspire, inveigle, lobby, motivate, prejudice (influence), pressure, prevail upon, prompt, reason (persuade), recommend, urge
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To use arguments and reasoning to induce someone to adopt a particular opinion on a matter.n.persuasion
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.