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tempt /tempt/ verb [transitive]

اغوا کردن ، فریفتن ، دچار وسوسه کردن
Synonyms: entice, allure, attract, coax, invite, lead on, lure, seduce, tantalize
Contrasted words: discourage, dissuade, repel, repulse, revolt
Related Idioms: whet the appetite
Related Words: provoke, rouse, court, invite, solicit, vamp, woo

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

tempt /tempt/ verb [transitive]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: tempter, tenter, from Latin temptare, tentare 'to feel, try, tempt']

1. to try to persuade someone to do something by making it seem attractive
tempt somebody into doing something
The new program is designed to tempt young people into studying engineering.
tempt somebody to do something
It would take a lot of money to tempt me to quit this job.

2. to make someone want to have or do something, even though they know they really should not:
If you leave valuables in your car it will tempt thieves.
be tempted to do something
I’m tempted to buy that dress.

3. tempt fate (also tempt providence British English)
a) to do something that involves unnecessary risk and may cause serious problems:
Fire officials said developers are tempting fate by building deep into the scenic canyons.
b) to say too confidently that something will have a good result, that there will be no problems etc, when it is likely there will be problems

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERB + TEMPT could, may/might | try to
PREP. into Charlotte was tempted into parting with £20 for the painting.
with restaurants tempting us with delicious cakes
PHRASES be almost/half tempted I was almost tempted to strip off and plunge straight into the pool.
be/feel tempted Did you ever feel tempted to cheat?
be seriously/severely/sorely/very tempted She was sorely tempted to throw the wine in his face.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی tempt) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.23 : 2166
4.23دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی tempt)
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