Definitions of 'Bewitch'

Definition of 'bewitch'
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Attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts" [syn: capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant]
Attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks" [syn: magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind]
Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something [syn: hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx]
Definition of 'Bewitch'
Bewitch \Be*witch"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewitched; p. pr. & vb. n. Bewitching.] 1. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery. [1913 Webster] See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm Is like a blasted sapling withered up. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant. [1913 Webster] The charms of poetry our souls bewitch. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Bewitch'

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bewilderingly bewilderment Bewinter Bewit bewitched Bewitchedness Bewitcher bewitchery
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