bait noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “bait” - Learner’s Dictionary

bait

noun [U, no plural]
 
 
/beɪt/
FOOD food that is used to try to attract fish or animals so that you can catch themHunting and fishing
OFFER something that you use to persuade someone to do somethingAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
Translations of “bait”
in Arabic طُعْم…
in Korean 미끼…
in Malaysian umpan…
in French appât…
in Turkish yem, olta veya kapan yemi, birini ikna etmek için kullanılan şey…
in Italian esca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚/動物, 餌…
in Russian наживка, приманка, соблазн…
in Polish przynęta, pokusa…
in Vietnamese mồi…
in Spanish cebo, carnada, carnaza…
in Portuguese isca…
in Thai เหยื่อ…
in German der Köder…
in Catalan esquer…
in Japanese (釣りやわなの)えさ, おとり…
in Indonesian umpan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼/动物, 饵…
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