Complete Definition of "seduce"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-seduce.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
Borrowed from Latin seducere, from se- meaning "aside, away, astray" + ducere meaning "to lead"

Verb
en-verb|seduces|seducing|seduced

  1. To beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct. To lead astray.
  2. To entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship
  3. To win over or attract someone

Translations
trans-top|to beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray
French: séduire
German: verführen
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trans-top|to entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship
French: séduire
German: verführen
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trans-top|to win over or attract someone
French: séduire
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ttbc|Czech: svést
ttbc|Italian: sedurre
ttbc|Latin: seducere
ttbc|Spanish: seducir
ttbc|Bulgarian: пÑелÑÑÑÑвам, ÑÑблазнÑвам
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Derived terms
seduction
seductive
seducement
seductress

Category:English transitive verbs
Category:Love


Italian

Verb
seduce

  1. third-person singular indicative present of sedurre

Romanian

Etymology
L.|ro seducere

Pronunciation
IPA|[se'du.ʧe]|lang=ro

Verb
ro-verb|3

  1. transitive to #English|seduce

Conjugation
ro-conj-duce|se

el:seduce
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io:seduce
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te:seduce
vi:seduce

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