from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To persuade (someone) to act contrary to inclination or choice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To persuade or influence against one's inclination or judgment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To persuade or influence against one's inclination or opinion.
From over- + persuade. (Wiktionary)