Simple Definition of seduce
: to persuade (someone) to have sex with you
: to persuade (someone) to do something
Examples of seduce in a sentence
He tried to seduce her.
She was seduced by an older man.
The other team seduced him with a better offer.
Origin and Etymology of seduce
Late Latin seducere, from Latin, to lead away, from se- apart + ducere to lead — more at tow
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of seduce
SEDUCE Defined for Kids
Definition of seduce for Students
: to persuade (someone) to do something and especially to do something wrong <She was seduced into crime.>
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