Synonyms of tempt


1. tempt, allure, invite, bid

usage: dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"

2. entice, lure, tempt, provoke, stimulate

usage: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"

3. tempt, invite, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"

4. charm, influence, tempt, persuade

usage: induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"

5. tempt, arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up

usage: try to seduce

6. tempt, persuade

usage: try presumptuously; "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"

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Definition and meaning of tempt (Dictionary)