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Meaning of BEWITCH

Pronunciation:  bi'wich

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
  2. [v]  attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
  3. [v]  attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
 

BEWITCH is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: becharm, beguile, captivate, capture, catch, charm, enamor, enamour, enchant, enchant, entrance, fascinate, glamour, hex, jinx, magnetise, magnetize, mesmerise, mesmerize, spellbind, trance, witch
 
 See Also: appeal, attract, becharm, charm, hold, influence, spell, tempt, voodoo, work

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

         See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm Is like a
         blasted sapling withered up.          --Shak.

2. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to
   take away the power of resistance; to enchant.

         The charms of poetry our souls bewitch. --Dryden.

Syn: To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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