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 Dictionary entry overview: What does win over mean? 

WIN OVER (verb)
  The verb WIN OVER has 1 sense:

1. make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something

  Familiarity information: WIN OVER used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

WIN OVER (verb)

Sense 1win over [BACK TO TOP]


Make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


convince; win over; convert

Context example:

He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product

Hypernyms (to "win over" is one way to...):

persuade (cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "win over"):

proselytise; proselytize (convert to another faith or religion)

disarm (make less hostile; win over)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence examples:

Sam cannot win over Sue
The performance is likely to win over Sue

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