The definition of lure is something that attracts a person or animal, especially something used specifically for the purposes of attracting or baiting an animal.(noun)
To lure is defined as to purposely attract someone or tempt someone to do something, often using a reward.(verb)
An example of lure is when you put out bait to try to get an animal to come to your trap.
See lure in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < MFr leurre < OFr loirre, prob. < Frank or Goth *lōthr, akin to MDu loder, lure, OE lathian, to invite
See lure in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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