Simple Definition of entice
: to attract (someone) especially by offering or showing something that is appealing, interesting, etc.
Examples of entice
<every commercial seemed to be for some tempting snack specifically designed to entice me from my diet>
Origin of entice
Middle English, from Anglo-French enticer, from Vulgar Latin *intitiare, from Latin in- + titio firebrand
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of entice
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