Complete Definition of "lure"

English
Image:Angeln_zubehoer_wobbler_01.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Some fishing lures

Etymology
:From Anglo-Norman #Anglo-Norman|lure, from OF. loirre (compared with French leurre)

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-lure.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊÉ(r)|-ÊÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
  2. context|Fishing An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
  3. A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.

Translations
trans-top|tempting or attractive object
Finnish: houkutin
French: attrait m
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Russian: пÑиманка /primánka/ f
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trans-top|artificial fishing bait
Finnish: viehe
French: appât m
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Russian: блеÑна /bl'esná/ f
Italian: esca f
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Proper noun
Lure

  1. A commune in the Haute-Saône département, in France.

Verb
en-verb|lur|ing

  1. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  2. To recall a hawk with a lure.

Translations
((trans-top|to entice}}
Finnish: houkutella
French: attirer (dans un piège), séduire, leurrer
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ttbc|Arabic: عربÙ: Ø·ÙعÙØ Ø¥ØºØ±Ø§Ø¡
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Norwegian

Verb
no-verb-2|lur

  1. deceive, trick

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