bait

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbeɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/beɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bāt)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

bait

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. put bait on the hook
  2. put bait in the trap
  3. use [worms, meat] as bait
  4. bait or [lure, tackle]
  5. catch a [fish, rabbit] with bait
  6. [fish] bait
  7. buy bait at the [shop, store]
  8. bait for [catching, trapping]
  9. The bait is in place.
  10. the bait is placed for
  11. use [her, it] for bait
  12. [offered, volunteered] himself as bait
  13. use [her] as bait
  14. used as bait to [catch] the thief
  15. lure the [criminal, robber] with bait
  16. put bait out for the [criminal]
  17. used a [discount, low price] as the bait
  18. a (classic) bait and switch
  19. the old bait and switch
v
  1. bait the hook (with a worm, with a leech)
  2. bait the mousetrap (with cheese, with peanut butter)
  3. use a [worm] to bait a [trap, hook]
  4. bait a [mouse, customer]
  5. bait and switch
'bait' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.