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Verb (transitive)


Verb seduce has 2 senses


seducev. t. [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se- aside + ducere to lead. See Duke.].
  •  To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty in any manner; to entice to evil; to lead astray; to tempt and lead to iniquity; to corrupt.  [1913 Webster]
    "For me, the gold of France did not seduce."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Specifically, to induce to engage in sexual intercourse.  [PJC]
Syn. -- To allure; entice; tempt; attract; mislead; decoy; inveigle. See Allure.


seduce, v.tr.
1 tempt or entice into sexual activity or into wrongdoing.
2 coax or lead astray; tempt (seduced by the smell of coffee).

seducer n. seducible adj.
L seducere seduct- (as SE-, ducere lead)



abuse, allure, attract, bait, bait the hook, becharm, beguile, betray, bewitch, blandish, cajole, captivate, carry away, charm, coax, corrupt, debauch, deceive, decoy, defile, deflower, degrade, delude, despoil, dishonor, draw, draw in, draw on, enamor, endear, enrapture, enslave, ensnare, entice, entrance, entrap, fascinate, flirt, flirt with, force, give the come-on, hold in thrall, infatuate, inflame with love, inveigle, lead astray, lead on, lure, mislead, offer bait to, overpower, overwhelm, pervert, rape, ravage, ravish, rope in, ruin, soil, suck in, sully, sweet-talk, tantalize, tease, tempt, train, trap, undo, vamp, violate, woo




VB induce, move, draw, draw on, bring in its train, give an impulse, to, inspire, put up to, prompt, call up, attract, beckon, stimulate, spirit up, inspirit, rouse, arouse, animate, incite, foment, provoke, instigate, set on, actuate, act upon, work upon, operate upon, encourage, pat on the back, pat on the shoulder, clap on the back, clap on the shoulder, influence, weigh with, bias, sway, incline, dispose, predispose, turn the scale, inoculate, lead by the nose, have influence with, have influence over, have influence upon, exercise influence with, exercise influence over, exercise influence upon, go round, come round one, turn the head, magnetize, lobby, persuade, prevail with, prevail upon, overcome, carry, bring round to one's senses, bring to one's senses, draw over, win over, gain over, come over, talk over, procure, enlist, engage, invite, court, tempt, seduce, overpersuade, entice, allure, captivate, fascinate, bewitch, carry away, charm, conciliate, wheedle, coax, lure, inveigle, tantalize, cajole, tamper with, bribe, suborn, grease the palm, bait with a silver hook, gild the pill, make things pleasant, put a sop into the pan, throw a sop to, bait the hook, enforce, force, impel, propel, whip, lash, goad, spur, prick, urge, egg on, hound, hurry on, drag, exhort, advise, call upon, press, advocate, set an example, set the fashion, keep in countenance, be persuaded, yield to temptation, come round, concede, obey a call, follow advice, follow the bent, follow the dictates of, act on principle.


VB be impure, intrigue, debauch, defile, seduce, prostitute, abuse, violate, deflower, commit adultery.


VB love, like, affect, fancy, care for, take an interest in, be partial to, sympathize with, affection, be in love with, have a love, for, entertain a love, for, harbor cherish a love, for, regard, revere, take to, bear love to, be wedded to, set one's affections on, make much of, feast one's eyes on, hold dear, prize, hug, cling to, cherish, pet, burn, adore, idolize, love to distraction, aimer eperdument, dote on, dote upon, take a fancy to, look sweet upon, become enamored, fall in love with, lose one's heart, desire, excite love, win the heart, gain the heart, win the affections, gain the affections, secure the love, engage the affections, take the fancy of have a place in the heart, wind round the heart, attract, attach, endear, charm, fascinate, captivate, bewitch, seduce, enamor, enrapture, turn the head, get into favor, ingratiate oneself, insinuate oneself, worm oneself, propitiate, curry favor with, pay one's court to, faire l'aimable, set one's cap at, flirt.

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