What does seduce mean?

Definitions for seduce
sɪˈdus, -ˈdyusse·duce

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seduce, score, make(verb)

    induce to have sex

    "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"

  2. seduce(verb)

    lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct

    "She was seduced by the temptation of easy money and started to work in a massage parlor"

GCIDE

  1. Seduce(v. t.)

    Specifically, to induce to engage in sexual intercourse.

  2. Origin: [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se- aside + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

Wiktionary

  1. seduce(Verb)

    To beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct. To lead astray.

  2. seduce(Verb)

    To entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship

  3. seduce(Verb)

    To win over or attract someone

  4. Origin: Borrowed from Latin seducere, from se- + ducere; see duct. Compare adduce, conduce, deduce, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seduce(verb)

    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

  2. Seduce(verb)

    specifically, to induce to surrender chastity; to debauch by means of solicitation

  3. Origin: [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se- aside + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seduce

    sē-dūs′, v.t. to draw aside from rectitude: to entice: to corrupt: to cause a woman to surrender her chastity through persuasion, entreaty, under promise of marriage, &c.—ns. Sēdūce′ment, act of seducing or drawing aside: allurement; Sēdū′cer.—adj. Sēdū′cible.—adv. Sēdū′cingly.—n. Sēduc′tion, act of seducing or enticing from virtue, any enticement to evil: the act of fraudulently depriving an unmarried woman of her chastity.—adj. Sēduc′tive, tending to seduce or draw aside: assiduous.—adv. Sēduc′tively.—ns. Sēduc′tiveness; Sēduc′tor, one who leads astray. [L. seducĕrese-, aside, ducĕre, ductum, to lead.]

Anagrams for seduce »

  1. deuces

  2. educes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seduce in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seduce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of seduce in a Sentence

  1. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    It is not enough to conquer one must learn to seduce.

  2. Silvio Berlusconi:

    It's natural that women are happy if a man tries to seduce them.

  3. Bruno Ganz:

    The script has to grab me, irritate me, seduce me. I do not want to repeat myself with my roles.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    There's often a great deception to an eye attraction and to validate HIS point, an invisible Almighty created the beauty in the women to seduce the men.

  5. Thierry Wasser:

    Exclusives help put some of the dream back into the bottle and they are also a way to seduce retailers which are very much in demand of that kind of product.

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