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Meaning of MAGNETIZE

Pronunciation:  'magni`tIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make magnetic; "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"
  2. [v]  attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
 

MAGNETIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: bewitch, magnetise, magnetise, mesmerise, mesmerize, spellbind
 
 Antonyms: degauss, demagnetise, demagnetize
 
 See Also: alter, change, charm, influence, tempt

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mag"net*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Magnetized}; prep.
& adv. {Magnetizing}.] [Cf. F. magn['e]tiser.]
1. To communicate magnetic properties to; as, to magnetize a
   needle.

2. To attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to
   move; to influence.

         Fascinated, magnetized, as it were, by his
         character.                            --Motley.

3. To bring under the influence of animal magnetism.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: act on, adduct, allure, anesthetize, approach, attract, be magnetic, bear upon, bewitch, captivate, charm, degauss, dope, drag, draw, draw on, draw towards, drug, electromagnetize, enchant, entrance, exert influence, fascinate, get cozy with, have an attraction, hypnotize, lead on, lobby, lobby through, lull to sleep, lure, magnet, make advances, make overtures, make up to, mesmerize, narcotize, pull, pull strings, pull towards, put to sleep, put under, rock to sleep, sedate, take, trance, tug, wile, wire-pull, work on
 

 

 

 

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