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Is lure a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lure is a Scrabble US word. The word lure is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

L1U1R1E1

Is lure a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lure is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

L1U1R1E1

Is lure a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word lure is a Words With Friends word. The word lure is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 12 words from 'lure' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'lure'

LURE 4RULE 4

3 letters words from 'lure'

LEU 3LUR 3
RUE 3ULE 3
URE 3 

2 letters words from 'lure'

EL 2ER 2
RE 2UR 2

All 4 letters words made out of lure

lure ulre lrue rlue urle rule luer uler leur elur uelr eulr lreu rleu leru elru relu erlu urel ruel uerl eurl reul erul

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word lure. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in lure.

Definitions and meaning of lure

lure

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. something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure
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  2. (fishing) an artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish
  3. a bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, IV. i. 178:
      My falcon now is sharp and passing empty, / And till she stoop she must not be full-gorged, / For then she never looks upon her lure.
  4. a velvet smoothing brush
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
Translations

Verb

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

  1. to attract by temptation etc.; to entice
  2. 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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to attract with something desirable.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)