Definition of Bewitch

1. Verb. Attract; cause to be enamored. "The performance is likely to bewitch Sue"; "She captured all the men's hearts"




2. Verb. Attract strongly, as if with a magnet. "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
Exact synonyms: Magnetise, Magnetize, Mesmerise, Mesmerize, Spellbind
Generic synonyms: Charm, Influence, Tempt
Derivative terms: Magnet, Magnetization, Spellbinder

3. Verb. Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something.
Exact synonyms: Enchant, Glamour, Hex, Jinx, Witch
Specialized synonyms: Voodoo, Spell
Generic synonyms: Becharm, Charm
Derivative terms: Bewitchment, Enchanter, Enchantment, Enchantment, Glamour, Hex, Jinx, Witch, Witch, Witchery

Definition of Bewitch

1. v. t. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery.

Definition of Bewitch

1. Verb. to cast a spell on someone or something ¹

2. Verb. to astonish or amaze ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bewitch

1. to affect by witchcraft or magic [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bewitch

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bewildering
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bewist
bewit
bewitch (current term)
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Literary usage of Bewitch

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1886)
"Sermons: • Religious and are apt to infect with their defilement,' so that ' even the most pure, as Young, Thomson, Addison, Richardson, bewitch the soul, ..."

2. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1809)
"... O love has bewitch'd Widow Brady. I cannot become a fine lady, II. Ye critics, to murder so willing, Pray see all our errors with blindness: For once ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"To bewitch. West. WITCH-RIDDEN, adj. Having the WITCRAFT, s. Wit; logic. WITE, ». (1) (A.-S.) To know. nightmare. That mai ilke mon Ы me wite, ..."

4. The Annals of the English Bible by Christopher Anderson (1845)
"Can ye bewitch our wits with your poetry, to believe that ye should minister your secret traditions for our prüft, when we see you corrupt the open ..."

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