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bait

bait - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bait

Definition
(noun) anything that serves as an enticement
Synonyms : come-on , hook , lure , sweetener

Definition
(noun) something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
Synonyms : decoy , lure

Definition
(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms : cod , rag , rally , razz , ride , tantalise , tantalize , taunt , tease , twit
Example Sentence
  • The children teased the new teacher
  • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
  • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Definition
(verb) lure, entice, or entrap with bait
Definition
(verb) attack with dogs or set dogs upon
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bait

sounds like WAIT- a boy ALLUREs or give a "temptation" to his girlfriend by saying that he wud wait for her forever.
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by prashi2

This word sounds like bite, so Biting someone steadily means teasing someone or to harass someone.
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by aniruddha_chaudhari

college students bets friends to tease/harass girls
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by swap.kamble

bait(bate in hindi)its the food used to trap/tease for hunting
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by praveenkatti16

In Kannada, Bete mean hunt. Try to lure, before you hunt something.
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by srinathshetty

Wait after putting bait on hook.
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