• (British, RP) IPA: /sɪˈdjuːs/
  • (America, GA) IPA: /sɪˈd(j)uːs/

seduce (seduces, present participle seducing; past and past participle seduced)

  1. (transitive) To beguile or lure (someone) away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray.
  2. (transitive) To entice or induce (someone) to engage in a sexual relationship.
  3. (by extension, transitive, euphemistic) To have sexual intercourse with.
    He had repeatedly seduced the girl in his car, hotels and his home.
  4. (transitive) To win over or attract.
    He was seduced by the bright lights and glamour of the city.
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