Take the bait

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Take the bait crossword clue.This crossword clue was last seen on January 2 2022 New York Times The Mini Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Take the bait has a total of 4 letters.

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Definition

To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized; to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth; as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust; the dog bit a man.
To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some insects) used in taking food.
To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the mouth.
To cheat; to trick; to take in.
To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground.
To seize something forcibly with the teeth; to wound with the teeth; to have the habit of so doing; as, does the dog bite?
To cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which causes such a sensation; to be pungent; as, it bites like pepper or mustard.
To cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or injure; to have the property of so doing.
To take a bait into the mouth, as a fish does; hence, to take a tempting offer.
To take or keep a firm hold; as, the anchor bites.
The act of seizing with the teeth or mouth; the act of wounding or separating with the teeth or mouth; a seizure with the teeth or mouth, as of a bait; as, to give anything a hard bite.
The act of puncturing or abrading with an organ for taking food, as is done by some insects.
The wound made by biting; as, the pain of a dog's or snake's bite; the bite of a mosquito.
A morsel; as much as is taken at once by biting.
The hold which the short end of a lever has upon the thing to be lifted, or the hold which one part of a machine has upon another.
A cheat; a trick; a fraud.
A sharper; one who cheats.
A blank on the edge or corner of a page, owing to a portion of the frisket, or something else, intervening between the type and paper.

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