Synonyms for tempt

Synonyms for (verb) tempt

Synonyms: charm, tempt, influence

Definition: induce into action by using one's charm

Usage: She charmed him into giving her all his money

Similar words: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!


Synonyms: lure, tempt, entice

Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

Usage: He lured me into temptation

Similar words: provoke, stimulate

Definition: provide the needed stimulus for


Synonyms: tempt

Definition: try presumptuously

Usage: St. Anthony was tempted in the desert

Similar words: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!


Synonyms: tempt, allure

Definition: dispose or incline or entice to

Usage: We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

Similar words: bid, invite

Definition: ask someone in a friendly way to do something


Synonyms: tempt, invite

Definition: give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting

Usage: the window displays tempted the shoppers

Similar words: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country


Synonyms: tempt

Definition: try to seduce

Similar words: excite, sex, wind up, arouse, turn on

Definition: stimulate sexually

Usage: This movie usually arouses the male audience