Pronunciation: (tempt),[key] —v.t. 1. to entice or allure to do something often regarded as unwise, wrong, or immoral.
2. to attract, appeal strongly to, or invite: The offer tempts me. 3. to render strongly disposed to do something: The book tempted me to read more on the subject. 4. to put (someone) to the test in a venturesome way; provoke: to tempt one's fate. 5. Obs.to try or test.