Lured vs Seduce - What's the difference?

lured | seduce |


As verbs the difference between lured and seduce

is that lured is (lure) while seduce is to beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray.

lured

English

Verb

(head)
  • (lure)
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    lure

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
  • (Milton)
  • (fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
  • A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
  • * 1594 , , IV. i. 178:
  • My falcon now is sharp and passing empty, / And till she stoop she must not be full-gorged, / For then she never looks upon her lure .
  • A velvet smoothing brush.
  • (Knight)

    Verb

    (lur)
  • To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  • To recall a hawk with a lure.
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    Verb

  • deceive, trick
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    seduce

    English

    Verb

  • To beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray.
  • Your father was seduced by the dark side of The Force.'' - Obi Wan Kenobi, ''
  • To entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship.
  • Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?'' - Benjamin Braddock, ''
  • (by extension, euphemistic) To have sexual intercourse with.
  • He had repeatedly seduced the girl in his car, hotels and his home.
  • To win over or attract someone.
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