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Bait vs. Lure

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  • Bait (noun)

    Any substance, especially food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, trap, or net.

  • Bait (noun)

    Food containing poison or a harmful additive to kill animals that are pests.

  • Bait (noun)

    Anything which allures; something used to lure or entice someone or something into doing something

  • Bait (noun)

    A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment.

  • Bait (noun)

    A trolling Internet publication.

  • Bait (noun)

    A packed lunch

  • Bait (noun)

    A small meal taken mid-morning while farming

  • Bait (noun)

    A light or hasty luncheon.

  • Bait (verb)

    To attract with bait; to entice.

  • Bait (verb)

    To affix bait to a trap or a fishing hook or fishing line.

  • Bait (verb)

    To set dogs on (an animal etc.) to bite or worry; to attack with dogs, especially for sport.

    "to bait a bear with dogs;"

    "to bait a bull"

  • Bait (verb)

    To intentionally annoy, torment, or threaten by constant rebukes or threats; to harass.

  • Bait (verb)

    To feed and water (a horse or other animal), especially during a journey.

  • Bait (verb)

    (of a horse or other animal) To take food, especially during a journey.

  • Bait (verb)

    (of a person) To stop to take a portion of food and drink for refreshment during a journey.

  • Bait (verb)

    To flap the wings; to flutter as if to fly; or to hover, as a hawk when she stoops to her prey.

  • Bait (adjective)

    Obvious; blatant.

  • Bait (adjective)

    Well-known; famous; renowned.

  • Lure (noun)

    something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure

  • Lure (noun)

    an artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish

  • Lure (noun)

    a bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk

  • Lure (noun)

    a velvet smoothing brush

  • Lure (noun)

    A trumpet with long curved tube, used for calling cattle, etc.

  • Lure (verb)

    to attract by temptation etc.; to entice

  • Lure (verb)

    to recall a hawk with a lure

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Bait (noun)

    Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net.

  • Bait (noun)

    Anything which allures; a lure; enticement; temptation.

  • Bait (noun)

    A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment.

  • Bait (noun)

    A light or hasty luncheon.

  • Bait

    To provoke and harass; esp., to harass or torment for sport; as, to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull.

  • Bait

    To give a portion of food and drink to, upon the road; as, to bait horses.

  • Bait

    To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook.

  • Bait (verb)

    To stop to take a portion of food and drink for refreshment of one's self or one's beasts, on a journey.

  • Bait (verb)

    To flap the wings; to flutter as if to fly; or to hover, as a hawk when she stoops to her prey.

  • Lure (noun)

    A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; - used by falconers in recalling hawks.

  • Lure (noun)

    Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; a decoy.

  • Lure (noun)

    A velvet smoothing brush.

  • Lure

    To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract.

  • Lure (verb)

    To recall a hawk or other animal.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Bait (noun)

    anything that serves as an enticement

  • Bait (noun)

    something used to lure victims into danger

  • Bait (verb)

    harass with persistent criticism or carping;

    "The children teased the new teacher"

    "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"

    "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

  • Bait (verb)

    lure, entice, or entrap with bait

  • Bait (verb)

    attack with dogs or set dogs upon

  • Lure (noun)

    qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

  • Lure (noun)

    anything that serves as an enticement

  • Lure (noun)

    something used to lure victims into danger

  • Lure (verb)

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

    "He lured me into temptation"

Princeton's WordNet
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