Definitions for tempt

Definitions for (verb) tempt

Main entry: charm, tempt, influence

Definition: induce into action by using one's charm

Usage: She charmed him into giving her all his money

Main entry: lure, tempt, entice

Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

Usage: He lured me into temptation

Main entry: tempt

Definition: try presumptuously

Usage: St. Anthony was tempted in the desert

Main entry: tempt, allure

Definition: dispose or incline or entice to

Usage: We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

Main entry: tempt, invite

Definition: give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting

Usage: the window displays tempted the shoppers

Main entry: tempt

Definition: try to seduce

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