Definitions of allure

  1. To attract; entice; tempt. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable; to entice; to attract. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To tempt by the offer of something good, real or apparent: entice; attract. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To tempt by an offer or bait; to entice. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To attract or tempt by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to entice. See Lure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To tempt by the offer of something good; to entice, in a good or bad sense. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. the power to entice or attract through personal charm Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. Gait; bearing. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Same as ALLUREMENT. Longfellow. (Rare.). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

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Usage examples for allure

  1. Our mercantile opportunities allure away the most ambitious minds. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot
  2. Then, with iron severity, she asked: " As it seems to be one of the demands of your nature, woman, to allure and kindle the hearts of all who bear the name of man, even though they have not yet donned the garb of the Ephebi, so, too, you seem to appear to delight in idle ornaments. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers