enticement vs lure what difference

what is difference between enticement and lure

English

Etymology

From Old French enticement.

Noun

enticement (countable and uncountable, plural enticements)

  1. The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting
  2. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; an alluring object

Translations

References

  • enticement in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • enticement in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • encitement

Old French

Etymology

enticier +‎ -ment.

Noun

enticement m (oblique plural enticemenz or enticementz, nominative singular enticemenz or enticementz, nominative plural enticement)

  1. incitement (act, instance of inciting)

Descendants

  • English: enticement

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l’ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (enticement)
  • enticement on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub


English

Etymology 1

From Anglo-Norman lure, from Old French loirre (Modern French leurre), from Frankish *lōþr, from Proto-Germanic *lōþr-. Compare English allure, from Old French.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /l(j)ʊə/, /lɔː(ɹ)/, /lɜː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /lʊəɹ/, /lɔɹ/, /lɝ/
  • Homophone: lore (some accents)
  • Rhymes: -ʊə(r)
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)

Noun

lure (plural lures)

  1. (also figuratively) Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
  2. (fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
  3. (falconry) A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
  4. A velvet smoothing brush.
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Translations

Verb

lure (third-person singular simple present lures, present participle luring, simple past and past participle lured)

  1. (intransitive) To attract by temptation, appeal, or guile.
    Synonym: entice
  2. (transitive) To attract fish with a lure.
  3. (transitive, falconry) To recall a hawk with a lure.
Related terms
  • allure
Translations

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Icelandic lúðr

Noun

lure (plural lures)

  1. A trumpet with long curved tube, used for calling cattle, etc.

Anagrams

  • ReLU, Ruel, Rule, rule

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Adjective

lure

  1. definite singular of lur
  2. plural of lur

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German luren

Verb

lure (imperative lur, present tense lurer, passive lures, simple past lurte, past participle lurt, present participle lurende)

  1. to deceive, trick
  2. to lurk
  3. to wonder ( / about)

References

  • “lure” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Adjective

lure

  1. definite of lur
  2. plural of lur

Etymology 2

Verb

lure (present tense lurar or lurer, past tense lura or lurte, past participle lura or lurt, present participle lurande, imperative lur)

  1. Alternative form of lura

Old French

Etymology

From Frankish

Noun

lure f (oblique plural lures, nominative singular lure, nominative plural lures)

  1. lure (bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk)

Descendants

  • English: lure

References

  • lure on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub

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