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Lure Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • something used to lure victims into danger
  • qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
  • anything that serves as an enticement
  • provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward ,
  • anything that serves as an enticement ,
  • something used to lure victims into danger

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Lure'


  • Lure: Lure may refer to: Places Albania : Lurë , a municipality in the Dibër district, in Albania. Lurë National Park. France : Lure , a commune in the ...
  • Fishing lure: A fishing lure is a type of artificial fishing bait which is designed to attract a fish 's attention. The lure uses movement, vibration, ...
  • Lure, Haute-Saône: Lure is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Franche-Comté in eastern France . Lure is the third most populous town ...
  • Lure (horse): Lure (foaled 1989) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse . Bred and owned by Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky , he is a son of the ...

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'Lure' example sentence in quotations


* The Moving Finger writes and, having writ, Moves on nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it. - Omar Khayym

* It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men-where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time. - Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.


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Lure Sample Sentences in News


  • AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles
    By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown. Los Angeles has been without professional football since 1994 when the Rams and the Raiders both left, to the dismay of legions of fans. AEG sig Read more on this news related to 'Lure'
  • AEG Asks Los Angeles for Six-Month Extension to Lure NFL Team
    Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. is seeking a six-month extension from Los Angeles officials in its efforts to lure a National Football League team to the city and build a downtown stadium. Read more on this news related to 'Lure'
  • The Lure Of Ireland For Global Tech Firms
    Although Apple has come under the EU microscope over its tax affairs, complex corporate structures have become a common accounting tool for savvy tech firms. Read more on this news related to 'Lure'

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