fascinate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to put up a rigorous interest or attraction for. See Synonyms at appeal.
    • to keep motionless; spellbind.
    • Obsolete To bewitch.
    • To influence in an uncontrollable fashion; to operate on by some powerful or irresistible appeal; to bewitch; to enchant.
    • To stimulate and allure irresistibly or powerfully; to appeal; to captivate, as by real or psychological charms.
    • to keep an intense interest or destination for. See Synonyms at allure.
    • to put on an intense interest or attraction for. See Synonyms at appeal.
    • to put up motionless; spellbind.
    • To hold motionless; spellbind.
    • Obsolete To bewitch.
    • Obsolete To bewitch.
    • To influence in an uncontrollable fashion; to use on by some powerful or irresistible charm; to bewitch; to enchant.
    • To stimulate and allure irresistibly or powerfully; to charm; to captivate, as by actual or psychological charms.
    • to put on a rigorous interest or attraction for. See Synonyms at charm.
    • To hold motionless; spellbind.
    • Obsolete To bewitch.
    • To influence in an uncontrollable fashion; to operate in by some powerful or irresistible appeal; to bewitch; to enchant.
    • To stimulate and allure irresistibly or powerfully; to charm; to captivate, as by physical or psychological charms.
    • To influence in an uncontrollable way; to use on by some effective or irresistible allure; to bewitch; to enchant.
    • To excite and allure irresistibly or powerfully; to appeal; to captivate, as by actual or psychological charms.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • becoming irresistibly charming or attractive.
    • becoming irresistibly charming or appealing.
    • To be irresistibly charming or attractive.
    • to-be irresistibly charming or attractive.
  • verb:
    • To stimulate an intense interest or destination in someone
    • which will make some body hold motionless; to spellbind
    • become irresistibly charming or appealing to
    • attract; reason enough to be enamored
    • reason enough to be interested or inquisitive
    • to make motionless, as with a hard and fast stare or by arousing horror or awe
    • To stimulate a powerful interest or attraction in someone
    • In order to make somebody hold motionless; to spellbind
    • To stimulate a powerful interest or destination in somebody
    • becoming irresistibly charming or appealing to
    • attract; reason enough to be enamored
    • reason to be interested or interesting
    • to make motionless, just like a set stare or by stimulating horror or awe
    • To make some body hold motionless; to spellbind
    • is irresistibly charming or attractive to
    • To evoke a rigorous interest or destination in some body
    • to create some one hold motionless; to spellbind
    • to-be irresistibly charming or attractive to
    • attract; cause to be enamored
    • reason to be interested or fascinated
    • to render motionless, just like a set stare or by stimulating horror or awe
    • attract; reason enough to be enamored
    • reason enough to be interested or curious
    • to render motionless, much like a set stare or by arousing horror or awe
  • others:
    • To bewitch; act on by witchcraft or by some analogous effective or irresistible influence; hence, to influence the imagination, reason, or will of in an uncontrollable fashion.
    • To enchant; captivate; excite the passions or affections of, and allure powerfully or irresistibly.
    • Synonyms Charm, etc. (identify enchant); to put or deliver under a spell, hold spell-bound, entry, enamour.
    • To exercise a bewitching or captivating energy.
    • To bewitch; act on by witchcraft or by some analogous effective or irresistible impact; thus, to influence the imagination, reason, or will of in an uncontrollable way.
    • To enchant; captivate; stimulate the passions or affections of, and allure powerfully or irresistibly.
    • Synonyms Charm, an such like. (identify enchant); to put or deliver under a spell, hold spell-bound, entry, enamour.
    • To exercise a bewitching or fascinating power.
    • To bewitch; act on by witchcraft or by some analogous powerful or irresistible impact; for this reason, to influence the imagination, explanation, or will of in an uncontrollable way.
    • To enchant; captivate; excite the interests or affections of, and allure powerfully or irresistibly.
    • Synonyms Charm, etc. (identify enchant); to throw or bring under a spell, hold spell-bound, entry, enamour.
    • to work out a bewitching or captivating energy.
    • To bewitch; act on by witchcraft or by some analogous effective or irresistible impact; hence, to influence the imagination, explanation, or might of in an uncontrollable way.
    • To enchant; captivate; excite the passions or affections of, and allure powerfully or irresistibly.
    • Synonyms Charm, etc. (see enchant); to throw or bring under a spell, hold spell-bound, entrance, enamour.
    • to work out a bewitching or fascinating energy.

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