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1. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills.

Synonyms

  • Anabas testudineus
  • bottom-feeder
  • cartilaginous fish
  • caudal fin
  • chondrichthian
  • bottom-dweller
  • fishbone
  • climbing perch
  • shoal
  • milt
  • game fish
  • spawner
  • northern snakehead
  • tail fin
  • rough fish
  • roe
  • bony fish
  • young fish
  • fingerling
  • lateral line organ
  • sport fish
  • Pisces
  • mouthbreeder
  • school
  • lateral line
  • aquatic vertebrate
  • bottom lurkers
  • fish scale
  • fin
  • A. testudineus

Antonyms

  • homocercal fin
  • stay
  • effector
  • day school

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fish Lure

  • entrepreneur
  • pimplapure
  • observateur
  • premature
  • reinsure
  • procure
  • obscure
  • immature
  • beladur
  • amanpour
  • stamour
  • secure
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • impure
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
  • demure
  • brochure
  • bonjour
  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
  • manure
  • lesure
  • latour

2. lure

verb. ['ˈlʊr'] provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion.

Synonyms

  • decoy
  • entice
  • tweedle
  • snare
  • lead on
  • stimulate
  • hook
  • tempt
  • seduce
  • bait
  • provoke
  • call

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate
  • free

Etymology

  • lure (Anglo-Norman)
  • loirre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] the flesh of fish used as food.

Synonyms

  • salmon
  • gray mullet
  • eel
  • scrod
  • schrod
  • anchovy
  • hake
  • solid food
  • food
  • grey mullet
  • mullet
  • panfish
  • stockfish
  • smelt
  • rock salmon
  • trout
  • shad
  • alewife

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • achromatic
  • spiny-finned fish
  • cool

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] seek indirectly.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • seek
  • search

Antonyms

  • walk
  • straight line
  • repel
  • get off

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lure

noun. ['ˈlʊr'] qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.

Synonyms

  • attraction
  • come-on
  • enticement

Antonyms

  • de-energize
  • dissuade
  • stifle
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • lure (Anglo-Norman)
  • loirre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] catch or try to catch fish or shellfish.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • crab
  • take hold of
  • rail
  • shrimp
  • scallop
  • shark
  • catch
  • grab
  • brail
  • net fish
  • scollop
  • trawl
  • prawn
  • seine

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • straighten
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. Fish

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Pisces
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

8. lure

noun. ['ˈlʊr'] something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.

Synonyms

  • stool pigeon
  • device
  • fisherman's lure
  • chum
  • fish lure
  • trap
  • bait
  • ground bait

Antonyms

  • desensitise
  • desensitize
  • deaden
  • sedate

Etymology

  • lure (Anglo-Norman)
  • loirre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. lure

noun. ['ˈlʊr'] anything that serves as an enticement.

Synonyms

  • come-on
  • hook
  • sweetener
  • enticement
  • bait

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unhook
  • repel
  • bore

Etymology

  • lure (Anglo-Norman)
  • loirre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. Fish

noun. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20.

Synonyms

  • Pisces

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder

Example sentences of the word fish-lure


1. Noun Phrase
Brightly colored clown fish lure other fish to the sea anemone’s clutches, and subsequently benefit from the leftovers of the sea anemone’s meal.

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