HyperDic: entice

English > 1 sense of the word entice:
VERBcommunicationentice, lure, temptprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
entice > pronunciation
Rhymesadvice ... vise: 29 rhymes with ays...
English > entice: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningProvoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
ModelThey entice him to write the letter
Synonymslure, tempt
NarrowerbaitLure, entice, or entrap with bait
callLure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
decoyLure or entrap with or as if with a decoy
hook, snareentice and trap
lead onentice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken / mistaken
seduceLure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
stoolLure with a stool, as of wild fowl
tweedleentice through the use of music
Broaderprovoke, stimulateProvide the needed stimulus for
Spanishincitar, tentar
Catalanincitar, seduir, temptar
Nounsenticementthe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
enticementqualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
enticementsomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce

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