Lure in a sentence as a noun

They're trying to lure people straight from heavy midsize cars and SUV crossovers, which is doomed to failure.

Well in the valley its hard to use stock incentive stock options as a lure if the stock price is going down.

It's hard to see a bet that won't be permitted to pay off as anything other than a way to lure and then defraud employees.

A country can always lure immigrants, but having a home-field advantage is more cost effective.

Lure in a sentence as a verb

I will also from time to time see various articles or comments written in my name which is him trying to lure me out of obscurity to resume our epic battle of the ages.

That evidence would be convincing if peasants were enticed from working in the traditional arrangements by the lure of working in a factory; but as I understand it the situation was more complicated.

He shows the 54k number as a way of reinforcing the bait-and-switch they are using to lure people into the market, not as a way to say 'i should have been paid $x'.You say 'Amazon gave that company an incredibly aggressive marketing campaign for 1 day' but let me tell you what i see.

Like the certainty that big oil has had the knowledge of clean, cheap energy and that they keep it secret to make money on oil... or that they'll pump up oil prices to lure the alternative energy people to make business risks, and then purposely flood the market in order to put them out of business, etc.

Lure definitions


qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

See also: enticement come-on


anything that serves as an enticement

See also: bait come-on hook sweetener


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

See also: bait decoy


provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"

See also: entice tempt