Definition of Lure

1. Noun. Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.

Exact synonyms: Come-on, Enticement
Generic synonyms: Attraction, Attractiveness
Derivative terms: Entice



2. Verb. Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion. "They lure him to write the letter"; "He lured me into temptation"
Exact synonyms: Entice, Tempt
Specialized synonyms: Hook, Snare, Seduce, Call, Stool, Lead On, Tweedle, Decoy, Bait
Generic synonyms: Provoke, Stimulate
Derivative terms: Enticement, Enticement, Enticement, Temptable, Temptation, Tempter

3. Noun. Anything that serves as an enticement.
Exact synonyms: Bait, Come-on, Hook, Sweetener
Generic synonyms: Enticement, Temptation
Derivative terms: Bait, Hook, Hook, Sweeten

4. Noun. Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.
Exact synonyms: Bait, Decoy
Specialized synonyms: Chum, Fish Lure, Fisherman's Lure, Ground Bait, Stool Pigeon
Generic synonyms: Device
Group relationships: Trap
Derivative terms: Bait, Decoy

Definition of Lure

1. n. A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; -- used by falconers in recalling hawks.

2. v. t. To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract.

3. v. i. To recall a hawk or other animal.

Definition of Lure

1. Noun. Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure. ¹

2. Noun. (context: fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish. ¹

3. Noun. A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk. ¹

4. Verb. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice. ¹

5. Verb. To recall a hawk with a lure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lure

1. to attract with something desirable [v LURED, LURING, LURES]

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