EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAIT
Robert went out into the garden, and dug some worms for bait.
The waters were full of fish, but they would not take the bait.
Johnson was stationed in the powder-magazine, in charge of the cord which held the bait.
A whale swallowed this bait and then tried to escape as he felt the rope pulling him.
Give my horse a bait and a drink, I beg of ye, for I must get on my way.'
There is not one of these men whom he hath not tempted into this affair by some bait or other.
I would even have been willing to try and bait (shudders) his hook.
We stopped for a draught of wine and to bait our horses, losing half an hour thus.
I tie mussels on a string, and the minnows bite the bait and hold fast.
Here was the bait for the German ships under Helgoland's guns.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR BAIT
- lead astray
- lead on
- pull wool over eyes
- put on
- rip off
- rope in
- take in