HyperDic: lure

English > 4 senses of the word lure:
VERBcommunicationlure, entice, temptprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
NOUNattributelure, enticement, come-onqualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
cognitionlure, bait, come-on, hook, sweeteneranything that serves as an enticement / enticement
artifactlure, bait, decoysomething used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
lure > pronunciation
Soundsluh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > lure: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningQualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.
Synonymsenticement, come-on
Broaderattraction, attractivenessThe quality of arousing interest
Spanishaliciente, atractivo, encanto
Catalanal·licient, atractiu, encant, encís
Verbslureprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
English > lure: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAnything that serves as an enticement / enticement.
Synonymsbait, come-on, hook, sweetener
Broadertemptation, enticementSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Spanishanzuelo, cebo, gancho, señuelo
Catalanedulcorant, esquer
Verbslureprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
English > lure: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningSomething used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.
Synonymsbait, decoy
Part oftrapA device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
NarrowerchumBait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish
fisherman's lure, fish lure(angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers
ground baitBait scattered on the water to attract fish
stool pigeonA dummy pigeon used to decoy others
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishanzuelo, carnada, cebo, cimbel, señuelo
Catalanenze, esquer, parany, reclam
Verbslureprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
English > lure: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningProvoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Example"He lured me into temptation"
Synonymsentice, tempt
NarrowerbaitLure, entice, or entrap with bait
callLure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
decoyLure or entrap with or as if with a decoy
hook, snareentice and trap
lead onentice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken / mistaken
seduceLure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
stoolLure with a stool, as of wild fowl
tweedleentice through the use of music
Broaderprovoke, stimulateProvide the needed stimulus for
Spanishincitar, tentar
Catalanincitar, seduir, temptar
Nounsluresomething used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
lurequalities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
lureanything that serves as an enticement / enticement

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