Definitions for: Bewitch


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



Webster (1913) 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.

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

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