Synonyms of decoy in English:

decoy


See definition of decoy

noun

1‘we need a decoy to distract their attention’

SYNONYMS
lure, bait, red herring
enticement, inducement, temptation, attraction, allurement, draw, carrot, ensnarement, entrapment
snare, trap, pitfall, ambush

verb

1‘he was decoyed to the mainland by his enemies’

SYNONYMS
lure, entice, induce, inveigle, ensnare
tempt, seduce
entrap, snare, trap