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seduce

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

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

Verb

Infinitive
to seduce

Third person singular
seduces

Simple past
seduced

Past participle
-

Present participle
seducing

to seduce (third-person singular simple present seduces, present participle seducing, simple past and past participle 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

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Derived terms


Italian

Verb

seduce

  1. third-person singular indicative present of sedurre

Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] seducere

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [seˈduʧe]

Verb

a seduce conjugation type 3

  1. (transitive) to seduce

Conjugation


Spanish

Verb

seduce (infinitive: seducir)

  1. Informal second-person singular (“tú”) affirmative imperative form of seducir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of seducir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of seducir.

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