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'Enchant'

Definition of 'enchant'
From: WordNet
verb
Hold spellbound [syn: enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight] [ant: disenchant, disillusion]
verb
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]
verb
Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something [syn: hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx]
Definition of 'Enchant'
From: GCIDE
Enchant \En*chant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enchanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Enchanting.] [F. enchanter, L. incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to sing. See Chant, and cf. Incantation.]
1. To charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites. [1913 Webster]
And now about the caldron sing, Like elves and fairies in a ring, Enchanting all that you put in. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
He is enchanted, cannot speak. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
2. To delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear. [1913 Webster]
Arcadia was the charmed circle where all his spirits forever should be enchanted. --Sir P. Sidney.
Syn: To charm; bewitch; fascinate. Cf. Charm. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'enchant'
absorb, absorb the attention, allure, arrest, attract, becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, carry away, cast a spell, catch, charm, delectate, delight, draw, engage, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enrapture, enravish, ensorcel, ensorcell, enthrall, entrance, exercise, fascinate, freak out, glamour, grab, grip, hex, hold, hold spellbound, hold the interest, hoodoo, hypnotize, immerse, imparadise, infatuate, intrigue, involve, involve the interest, knock dead, knock out, magic, magnetize, mesmerize, monopolize, obsess, occupy, occupy the attention, please, preoccupy, ravish, send, slay, spell, spellbind, take, take up, thrill, tickle, tickle pink, titillate, transport, vamp, voodoo, wile, witch, wow
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