mesmerize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To spellbind; enthrall: "He could mesmerize an audience by the sheer force of his presence” ( Justin Kaplan).
    • To hypnotize.
    • to carry into a state of mesmeric sleep; to hypnotize.
    • to create an intense fascination in; to spellbind.
  • verb:
    • To exercise mesmerism on; to spellbind; to enthrall.
    • cause hypnosis in
    • attract strongly, as though with a magnet
  • others:
    • To practise mesmerism upon; bring into a mesmeric condition; hypnotize. Additionally spelled mesmerise.

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