transitive verb se·duce \si-ˈdüs, -ˈdyüs\

: to persuade (someone) to have sex with you

: to persuade (someone) to do something


Full Definition of SEDUCE

:  to persuade to disobedience or disloyalty
:  to lead astray usually by persuasion or false promises
:  to carry out the physical seduction of :  entice to sexual intercourse
:  attract
se·duc·er noun

Examples of SEDUCE

  1. He tried to seduce her.
  2. She was seduced by an older man.
  3. The other team seduced him with a better offer.

Origin of SEDUCE

Late Latin seducere, from Latin, to lead away, from se- apart + ducere to lead — more at tow
First Known Use: 15th century


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