verb (used with object), en·ticed, en·tic·ing.
- entire function,
Origin of entice
Examples from the Web for enticed
In the past, the international community has enticed the Kim regime to negotiate by giving up-front concessions.
They enticed Yanukovych into an economic deal that would have gradually diminished Russian influence in Ukraine.
The area, which once hosted a large lake, had an attractive climate that enticed herbivores and then carnivores.
Joanna Angel, owner of Burning Angel, knows that consumers need to be enticed.Free Porn Is Threatening the Adult Industry. Here Are Five Ways to Save It.|Aurora Snow|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So far, the effort is underfunded and hasn't yet enticed China and India.Hillary Clinton’s Plan to Get Serious About Global Warming|David G. Victor, Charles F. Kennel, Veerabhadran Ramanathan|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A young man living in Kentucky had been enticed into the rebel army.Lincoln's Yarns and Stories|Alexander K. McClure
He laid down the law before the meek foot-boys once he had enticed them beyond earshot of the cave.The Red Tavern|Charles Raymond Macauley
When he returns home he has never been enticed to the right or to the left.Travelling Sketches.|Anthony Trollope
In other words she had not been sent for before, and he had therefore been enticed, as one captures singing-birds.Fair Haven and Foul Strand|August Strindberg
My harpsichord, monsieur; it was so perfect that it enticed me toward earthly things; I condemned it this morning.The Regent's Daughter|Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
Word Origin for entice
late 13c., intice, from Old French enticier "to stir up (fire), to excite, incite," perhaps from Vulgar Latin *intitiare "set on fire," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + titio (genitive titionis) "firebrand," of uncertain origin. Meaning "to allure, attract" is from c.1300. Related: Enticed; enticing.