lure

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈljʊər/, /ˈlʊər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lʊr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lŏŏr)


Inflections of 'lure' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lures
v 3rd person singular
luring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lured
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lured
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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lure

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. lured [him, her prey, the victim, the suspect]
  2. the [lion, police officers, seductress] lured him (in)
  3. lured him into [a trap, the den, his grasp, a car]
  4. lured into [accepting, going, doing]
  5. lured into a false sense of [security, freedom]
  6. lured (her) away from [work, studying, her job, watching TV]
  7. Can I lure you away from your [work, computer]?
  8. (let herself be) lured by the [promise, prospect, idea] of
  9. lured by [money, her looks]
  10. lure [visitors, tourists, investors]
  11. lure [visitors] to the [country, city, area]
  12. designed to lure [visitors] [from, to]
  13. hoping to lure [visitors]
n
  1. the lure of [money, fame, power, stardom, glamor]
  2. the lure of [alcohol, drugs, sex, chocolate]
  3. the lure of the [countryside, bright lights, big city]
  4. felt the lure of
  5. was [enticed, tempted, drawn in] by the lure of
  6. [entice] customers with the lure of
  7. is used as a lure in [fishing, trapping, angling, hunting]
  8. attach a fishing lure to the line
  9. a [colorful, flashing] lure
  10. use a lure to trap [foxes, rabbits, mice]
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