Definitions For Lure


  • Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
  • Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
  • Anything that serves as an enticement
  • An appealing or attractive quality
  • A device used for attracting and catching animals, birds, or especially fish


  • Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
  • To cause or persuade (a person or an animal) to go somewhere or to do something by offering some pleasure or gain

Is Lures a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Lure is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lure in a Sentence

  • The promise of easy money is always the lure for some people to take up a life of crime
  • The fish simply didn't seem to like the lure I was using, so I didn't catch a thing
  • They lured the bear out of its den.
  • The suburbs are luring middle-class families away from the city.
  • The police lured him back to the scene of the crime.

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