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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serving to convince: a convincing argument; a convincing manner.
  • adj. Believable; plausible: a convincing story. See Synonyms at valid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Effective as proof or evidence.
  • v. Present participle of convince.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. causing one to believe the truth of something; having the power to influence or convince; cogent; -- of evidence or testimony. Opposite of unconvincing.
  • n. a successful persuasion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of a nature to convince or persuade; such as to convince or impress seriously or to win one's sympathy or assent; in art criticism, exhibiting completeness and propriety.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. causing one to believe the truth of something

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