entice
I verb allure, bait, cajole, coax, decoy, divert, induce, inveigh, lure, seduce, tempt II index bait (lure), betray (lead astray), cajole, coax, ensnare, entrap, interest, inveigle, lure, prevail upon

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


entice
v. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


entice
To wrongfully solicit, persuade, procure, allure, attract, draw by blandishment, coax, or seduce.
To lure, induce, tempt, incite, or persuade a person to do a thing. Enticement of a child is inviting, persuading, or attempting to persuade a child to enter any vehicle, building, room, or secluded place with intent to commit an unlawful sexual act upon or with the person of said child.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


entice
To wrongfully solicit, persuade, procure, allure, attract, draw by blandishment, coax, or seduce.
 
To lure, induce, tempt, incite, or persuade a person to do a thing. Enticement of a child is inviting, persuading, or attempting to persuade a child to enter any vehicle, building, room, or secluded place with intent to commit an unlawful sexual act upon or with the person of said child.

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  • Entice — En*tice , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enticed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enticing}.] [OE. entisen, enticen, OF. enticier, entichier; pref. en (L. in) + a word of uncertain origin, cf. OF. atisier to stir a fire, provoke, L. titio firebrand, or MHG. zicken to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entice — [en tīs′, intīs′] vt. enticed, enticing [ME enticen < OFr enticier, to set afire, hence excite, entice, prob. < VL * intitiare < L in + titio, a burning brand] to attract by offering hope of reward or pleasure; tempt; allure SYN. LURE… …   English World dictionary

  • entice — late 13c., intice, from O.Fr. enticier to stir up (fire), to excite, incite, perhaps from V.L. *intitiare set on fire, from L. in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + titio (gen. titionis) firebrand, of uncertain origin. Meaning to allure, attract is from …   Etymology dictionary

  • entice — *lure, inveigle, decoy, tempt, seduce Analogous words: snare, ensnare, trap, entrap (see CATCH): cajole, blandish, *coax, wheedle Antonyms: scare Contrasted words: *frighten, alarm, terrify, fright …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • entice — [v] allure; persuade attract, bait, bat eyes at*, beguile, cajole, coax, decoy, draw, entrap, inveigle, lead on, lure, prevail on, seduce, tempt, toll, turn on*, wheedle; concepts 7,19,22,68 Ant. disgust, dissuade, repel, repulse, turn away, turn …   New thesaurus

  • entice — ► VERB ▪ attract by offering pleasure or advantage. DERIVATIVES enticement noun enticer noun enticing adjective. ORIGIN Old French enticier, probably from a base meaning set on fire …   English terms dictionary

  • entice — v. 1) (D; tr.) to entice into (to entice smb. into a life of crime) 2) (D; tr.) to entice with (they enticed the children with candy) * * * [ɪn taɪs] (D; tr.) to entice with (they enticed the children with candy) (D;tr.) to entice into (to entice …   Combinatory dictionary

  • entice — [[t]ɪnta͟ɪs[/t]] entices, enticing, enticed VERB To entice someone to go somewhere or to do something means to try to persuade them to go to that place or to do that thing. [V n prep] Retailers have tried almost everything, from cheap credit to… …   English dictionary

  • entice — verb (T) to persuade someone to do something by offering them something if they will do it: entice sb away/across/down etc: He tried to entice the dog away from its post by the door. | entice sb: Banks are offering low interest rates in an… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • entice — en|tice [ınˈtaıs] v [T] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: enticier, from Latin titio large burning piece of wood ] to persuade someone to do something or go somewhere, usually by offering them something that they want entice into/away/from… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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