|1.||[ verb ] dispose or incline or entice to|
"We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
|Related terms:||invite tempter temptation allure attract|
|2.||[ verb ] provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion|
"He lured me into temptation"
|Related terms:||provoke lead_on tweedle call stool seduce decoy bait hook temptation bait lure enticement|
|3.||[ verb ] give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting|
"the window displays tempted the shoppers"
|Related terms:||stimulate invitation|
|4.||[ verb ] induce into action by using one's charm|
"She charmed him into giving her all his money"
|Related terms:||persuade magnetize influence appeal influence enticement|
|5.||[ verb ] (sexuality) try to seduce|
|Related terms:||arouse tempter|
|6.||[ verb ] try presumptuously|
"St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"
|Related terms:||persuade tempter|