Lure vs Luke - What's the difference?

lure | luke |


As verbs the difference between lure and luke

is that lure is to attract by temptation etc; to entice while luke is to pull .

As a noun lure

is something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.

lure

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
  • (Milton)
  • (fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
  • A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
  • * 1594 , , 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 .
  • A velvet smoothing brush.
  • (Knight)

    Verb

    (lur)
  • To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  • To recall a hawk with a lure.
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Verb

  • deceive, trick
  • ----

    luke

    English

    (wikipedia Luke)

    Alternative forms

    * (rare biblical abbreviation)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.