What does the word seduce mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To draw into evil; lead astray.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Seducer.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Seduction.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Seducement.

Usage examples for seduce

  1. In spite of his manifest divinity he had nothing in common with the Caesars that had gone before; he had no dreams of the impossible, no desire to frighten Jupiter or seduce the moon. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  2. He in vain endeavoured to seduce this ferocious chief from his allegiance to the Porte, by holding out the hope of a separate independent government, under the protection of France. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  3. He attempted also to seduce the natives from their allegiance, by promising them freedom from all tribute. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving