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Definition of coax (Entry 2 of 2) : coaxial cable : to influence or persuade (a person or animal) to do something by talking in a gentle and friendly way : to get (something) by talking in a gentle and friendly way : to cause (something) to do something by making a careful and continual effortWhat does coaxes mean?
1. to attempt to influence by gentle persuasion, flattery, etc.; cajole: Maybe you can coax her to sing. 2. to obtain by coaxing: to coax a secret from someone. 3. to maneuver into a desired position or end by adroit and persistent handling: He coaxed the large chair through the door. 4. Obs. to fondle.What does coaxing means?
coax 1. (kōks) v. coaxed, coax·ing, coax·es. v.tr. 1. To persuade or try to persuade by pleading or flattery; cajole. 2. To obtain by persistent persuasion: coaxed the secret out of the child.