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Synonyms for lure
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lure, enticement, come-on(noun)

    qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

    Synonyms:
    hook, decoy, sweetener, temptation, bait, come-on, enticement

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

    anything that serves as an enticement

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

  3. 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, bait, come-on, enticement

  4. entice, lure, tempt(verb)

    provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

    "He lured me into temptation"

    Synonyms:
    allure, invite, influence, tempt, entice, charm

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lure

    To allure is to draw as with a lure by some charm or some prospect of pleasure or advantage. We may attract others to a certain thing without intent; as, the good unconsciously attract others to virtue. We may allure either to that which is evil or to that which is good and noble, by purpose and endeavor, as in the familiar line, "Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way," Goldsmith Deserted Village, l. 170. Lure is rather more akin to the physical nature. It is the word we would use of drawing on an animal. Coax expresses the attraction of the person, not of the thing. A man may be coaxed to that which is by no means alluring. Cajole and decoy carry the idea of deceiving and ensnaring. To inveigle is to lead one blindly in. To tempt is to endeavor to lead one wrong; to seduce is to succeed in winning one from good to ill. Win may be used in either a bad or a good sense, in which latter it surpasses the highest sense of allure, because it succeeds in that which allure attempts; as, "He that winneth souls is wise," Prov. xi, 30.

    Synonyms:
    allure, attract, cajole, captivate, coax, decoy, draw, entice, inveigle, seduce, tempt, win

    Antonyms:
    chill, damp, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn

    Preposition:
    Allure to a course; allure by hopes; allure from evil to good.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lure(n)

    Synonyms:
    allurement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    enticement, bait, attraction, allurement, decoy, temptation

  2. lure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    entice, allure, attract, decoy, tempt, seduce, inveigle, lead by the nose

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lure(n)

    Synonyms:
    decoy, enticement, bait

  2. lure(v)

    Synonyms:
    entice, tempt, seduce, allure, decoy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    decoy, attract, temptation, bait, attractiveness, attraction, seduce, attracting, draw, diversionary

How to pronounce lure?

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How to use lure in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    You are the highest peak of sexual tension, excitement, amazing admiration, you are a powerful thermonuclear explosion of an orgasm. You have the sexiest genes, you have the sexual power you excite me so much, right up to the orgasm, divinely sexy. Grateful, sweet, hot moans like the roar of a lioness. You're a powerful lure for real men. Piercing in love, extremely attractive, alluring bright image that goes into the soul and heart. Your skin color is so attractive to itself and so much excites. Attraction to you is strong and powerful as steel, an erection is stronger than stone, butt and chest are more perfect than any other model. Too much hot, sexier than you nothing and can not be, you are superior to all in its beauty. Physically perfect deity of the pantheon of gods. You are my sex dream, the empress of beauty, your juicy body shapes are just perfect, as are the features of your infinitely beautiful face. Your appearance is gifted with magical charm - it's magically beautiful. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Kyle Buchanan:

    Everybody has a different agenda for why they want to be in contention, whether it's shoring up someone's reputation or if you're a studio executive trying to lure more people to work with you because you've proven that you can create something that is recognized by the pinnacle of this industry.

  3. The TBI:

    Investigative efforts have revealed a troubling pattern of behavior by Tad Cummins, suggesting the 50-year-old may have been abusing his role as a teacher to groom this vulnerable young girl for some time in an effort to lure and potentially sexually exploit her.

  4. Nik Richie:

    For some reason these women need to brag about their faade ; posting pictures on their IG of $ 25,000 dollar purses, red bottom shoes, cash and of course the selfies from a yacht in the South of France or Dubai, 100 percent of their IG postings are fake set up situations to lure more men to ‘ like ’ their pictures.

  5. Bradley Edwards:

    We have talked to at least five who were victims in New York, the allegations here are the same or substantially the same as the allegations in Florida, which is, some recruiter passed out a line to lure them to his mansion. They believed it was for some advancement or opportunity.


Translations for lure

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  • إغراءArabic
  • lokkemad, lokke, blink, lokkemiddelDanish
  • Anlockungsmittel, anlocken, Köder, Lure, locken, Lockung, Reiz, Lockvogel, Lockmittel, ködernGerman
  • atractivo, atraer, seducir, cebo, encantar, anzuelo, encantoSpanish
  • عاشقانهPersian
  • houkutin, houkutella, vieheFinnish
  • leurrer, attirer, leurre, attrait, séduireFrench
  • anzolGalician
  • esca, adescare, tentazione, attrazione, ammaliare, sedurre, tentare, attrattiva, incantare, richiamo, lusingaItalian
  • 誘い出す, 誘い込む, 誘惑Japanese
  • lokmiddel, lokkertjeDutch
  • agnNorwegian
  • isca, atrairPortuguese
  • завлекать, приманивать, приманка, соблазнять, блесна, манитьRussian
  • agn, beteSwedish
  • கவரும்Tamil
  • గాలము, ఊరించు, ఎరTelugu
  • เย้ายวนใจThai
  • aklını çelmek, çığırtkan, kandırmak, cezbetmek, yemlemek, çekmek, ayartmak, yem, câzibeTurkish
  • Chinese

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