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Meaning of MESMERIZE

Pronunciation:  'mezmu`rIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  induce hypnosis in
  2. [v]  attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"

MESMERIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: bewitch, hypnotise, hypnotize, magnetise, magnetize, mesmerise, mesmerise, spellbind
 See Also: calm, charm, entrance, influence, sedate, spellbind, tempt, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mes"mer*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mesmerized}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Mesmerizing}.]
To bring into a state of mesmeric sleep.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: absorb, absorb the attention, anesthetize, arrest, becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, carry away, cast a spell, catch, catch up, charm, dominate, dope, drug, enchant, engage, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enrapture, enravish, enthrall, entrance, exercise, fascinate, grab, grip, hold, hold spellbound, hold the interest, hypnotize, immerse, infatuate, intrigue, involve, involve the interest, lull to sleep, magnetize, monopolize, narcotize, obsess, occupy, occupy the attention, preoccupy, put to sleep, put under, rock to sleep, sedate, spell, spellbind, take up, trance, transport, vamp, witch