SEDU'CE, v. t. [Latin seduco; se, from, and duco, to lead.]
1. To draw aside or entice from the path of rectitude and duty in any manner, by flattery,
promises, bribes or otherwise; to tempt and lead to iniquity; to corrupt; to deprave.
Me the gold of France did not seduce. Shak.
In the latter times, some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits.
2. To entice to a surrender of chastity. He that can seduce a female is base enough to betray her.