Synonyms for lure

Synonyms for (noun) lure

Synonyms: bait, lure, decoy

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

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water


Synonyms: enticement, lure, come-on

Definition: qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

Similar words: attraction, attractiveness

Definition: the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts

Usage: her personality held a strange attraction for him


Synonyms: lure, bait, come-on, sweetener, hook

Definition: anything that serves as an enticement

Similar words: temptation, enticement

Definition: something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

Synonyms for (verb) lure

Synonyms: lure, tempt, entice

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

Usage: He lured me into temptation

Similar words: provoke, stimulate

Definition: provide the needed stimulus for