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I am convinced of Robin's innocence.
I am persuaded of Robin's innocence.

Persuade and convince have very similar meanings and are mostly interchangeable in modern English: Delia persuaded me to take the exam = Delia convinced me to take the exam. Except in the case of to be convinced of something meaning to believe something.

Care must be taken not to confuse persuade with pursued, the past tense of pursue (= to follow).

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Please remind me to give it back.
Please remember me to give it back.

To remember is to have in mind: I remember what you told me. To remind is to make a person remember something.

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Chris took out his hat and coat.
Chris took off his hat and coat

The opposite of put on is take off, and not take out.

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I want to borrow a book from you
I want to lend a book from you
Will you please lend me a book?
Will you please borrow me a book?

To borrow is to get something from someone, and to lend is to give something to someone.

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Kathy always puts on black shoes.
Kathy always wears black shoes.
I wear my clothes in the morning.
I put on my clothes in the morning.

Wear means to have upon the body as a garment or as an ornament. To put on denotes a simple act.

To dress has nearly the same meaning as to put on, but the object of dress is a person and not a thing: He dressed himself and went out, The mother dressed her baby

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