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Turkish translation of “sway”

sway

verb     /sweɪ/
MOVE [I] to move slowly from one side to the other
sallanmak
The trees swayed gently in the wind.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
PERSUADE [T] to persuade someone to change their opinion or decision
etkilemek, ikna etmek, inandırmak
I think I was swayed by what James said.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of sway verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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