Lure

  • 1 lure — [lʊə, ljʊə ǁ lʊr] verb [transitive] to attract customers, workers, money etc from another company or place, especially by making a product, service, or job sound very exciting, profitable etc: • Even with Oscar nominations to lure audiences, the… …

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  • 2 lure# — lure n Lure, bait, decoy, snare, trap all denote something that leads an animal or a person into a particular place or situation from which escape is difficult. Lure suggests something that always attracts and often deceives {threw out all the… …

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  • 3 Lure — can refer to: * Lure (falconry) * Lure coursing, a sport for dogs that involves chasing a mechanically operated lure * LURE Leeds Undergraduate Research Enterprise * Fishing lure * Lure, Haute Saône, a commune of the Haute Saône département, in… …

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  • 4 Lure — hat folgende Bedeutungen: ein bronzezeitliches Blasinstrument, siehe Lure (Blasinstrument) eine Stadt in Frankreich, siehe Lure (Haute Saône) ein französisches Arrondissement, siehe Arrondissement Lure ein ehemaliger Kanton in Frankreich, heute… …

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  • 5 lure — [loor] n. [ME < MFr leurre < OFr loirre, prob. < Frank or Goth * lōthr, akin to MDu loder, lure, OE lathian, to invite] 1. a device consisting of a bunch of feathers on the end of a long cord, often baited with food: it is used in… …

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  • 6 Lure — Lure, n. [OF. loire, loirre, loerre, F. leurre lure, decoy; of German origin; cf. MHG. luoder, G. luder lure, carrion.] 1. A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; used by falconers in recalling hawks. Shak. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Lure — Lure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Luring}.] [OF. loirer, loirier, F. leurrer. See {Lure}, n.] To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract. [1913 …

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  • 8 Lure — puede referirse a: Lure, comuna francesa de Alto Saona. Lur, también conocido como luur o lure, era el nombre que recibían dos instrumentos de viento diferentes. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título.… …

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  • 9 Lure — Lure, v. i. To recall a hawk or other animal. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Luré — País …

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  • 11 lure — [n] bait allurement, ambush, appeal, attraction, bribe, call, camouflage, carrot*, come on*, con game*, decoy, delusion, draw, enticement, fake, gimmick, hook, illusion, incentive, inducement, inveiglement, invitation, magnet*, mousetrap*, pull,… …

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  • 12 Luré — is a village and commune in the Loire département of central France.ee also*Communes of the Loire department …

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  • 13 Lure — (spr. Lühr), 1) Gebirge in Frankreich; trennt die Departements Drôme u. Basses Alpes, geht nach Vaucluse u. bildet hier die Spitze Ventoux (6384 Fuß) u.a.; 2) Arrondissement im französischen Departement Haute Saône, 40 QM., 125,000 Ew. in 10… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Lure — (spr. lür ), Arrondissementshauptstadt im franz. Depart. Obersaône, 300 m ü. M., nahe dem rechten Ufer des Ognon, Knotenpunkt der Ostbahn, hat eine ehemalige Benediktinerabtei (im 7. Jahrh. gegründet), ein Collège, eine Bibliothek, eine… …

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  • 15 lure — I verb adlicere, allure, attract, bait, beguile, bewitch, bribe, cajole, captivate, charm, coax, court, decoy, draw on, entice, hold out allurement, hold out temptation, induce, inlicere, inveigle, pellicere, provoke desire, seduce, tantalize,… …

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  • 16 lure — ► VERB ▪ tempt to do something or to go somewhere. ► NOUN 1) a thing that lures a person or animal to do something. 2) the attractive qualities of a person or thing. 3) a type of bait used in fishing or hunting. 4) Falconry a bunch of feathers… …

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  • 17 Lure — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lure (homonymie). 47° 41′ 01″ N 6° 29′ 51″ E …

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  • 18 lure — al·lure·ment; anom·a·lure; can·ne·lure; cheve·lure; co·lure; cra·que·lure; en·co·lure; lure·ment; mouil·lure; pe·lure; tu·bu·lure; dis·par·lure; gyp·lure; al·lure; lure; …

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  • 19 lure — 01. The old man [lured] children into his home by promising to show them his new kittens. 02. The police were able to [lure] the drug dealer into a trap by posing as addicts looking for cocaine. 03. Cigarette companies are doing everything they… …

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  • 20 lure — lure1 [luə, ljuə US lur] v [T] 1.) to persuade someone to do something, especially something wrong or dangerous, by making it seem attractive or exciting lure sb into (doing) sth ▪ People may be lured into buying tickets by clever advertising.… …

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