verb (used with object), al·lured, al·lur·ing.
verb (used without object), al·lured, al·lur·ing.
Origin of allure1
Examples from the Web for allured
The barroom had a double chimney and fire-places; fifteen feet of blazing hearth meant comfort, and allured all teamsters.Stage-coach and Tavern Days|Alice Morse Earle
Give me the man I love; you are neither of an age or temper to be allured by the splendor of a Court or the smiles of princesses.
Now the true policy is, to let them experience the pleasure of doing their duty, and they will easily be allured to it.
I am sure that McClellan is allured to this strategy by the success of the gunboats on the Mississippi.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862|Adam Gurowski
Now the true policy is to let them experience the pleasure of doing their duty, and they will easily be allured to it.
British Dictionary definitions for allured
Word Origin for allure
Word Origin and History for allured
c.1400, from Anglo-French alurer, Old French aleurer "to attract, captivate; train a falcon to hunt," from à "to" (see ad-) + loirre "falconer's lure," from a Frankish word (see lure), perhaps influenced by French allure "gait, way of walking." Related: Allured; alluring. The noun is first attested 1540s; properly this sense is allurement.