bait synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term bait:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener(noun)

    anything that serves as an enticement

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, draw, hook, sweetening, decoy, lure, sweetener, claw, crotchet, bait, hooking, come-on, enticement

  2. bait, decoy, lure(verb)

    something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

    Synonyms:
    hook, decoy, steerer, sweetener, lure, bait, come-on, enticement

  3. tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(verb)

    harass with persistent criticism or carping

    Synonyms:
    sit, depend on, get at, reproof, mobilise, chide, bait, rile, dun, cod, razz, crucify, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, mobilize, devil, drive, badger, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat up, gull, trounce, tease, taunt, fool, berate, chew up, rebound, lecture, drum up, nark, rag, depend upon, card, torment, ride, tease apart, dress down, irritate, tantalize, rally, befool, turn on, come up, remonstrate, hinge on, mount, pester, call up, take in, jaw, rebuke, nettle, fluff, vex, beleaguer, lambast, dupe, put on, bother, gravel, take to task, muster up, devolve on, summon, bawl out, slang, muster, call on the carpet, twit, put one across, loosen, have words, put one over, chafe, scold, call down, hinge upon, bug

  4. bait(verb)

    lure, entice, or entrap with bait

    Synonyms:
    rally, tease, ride, twit, rag, cod, taunt, tantalize, tantalise, razz

  5. bait(verb)

    attack with dogs or set dogs upon

    Synonyms:
    rally, tease, ride, twit, rag, cod, taunt, tantalize, tantalise, razz

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bait(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put bait upon

  2. bait(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    furnish with a meal

  3. bait(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    take refreshment (on a journey)

  4. bait(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lure, decoy, allurement, enticement, temptation

  5. bait(n.)

    Synonyms:
    refreshment (on a journey)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

decoy, baitfish, baitullah, lure, hook, ant, beit



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