mesmerize

mesmerize
Synonyms and related words:
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

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  • Mesmerize — or Mezmerize may refer to: The act of animal magnetism Mesmerize (song), a 2003 single by rapper Ja Rule Mezmerize (album), a 2005 album by System of a Down Mezmerize (software), a Mac OS X Dashboard widget See also Mesmerized (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Mesmerize — Mes mer*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mesmerized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mesmerizing}.] [Also spelled {mesmerise}.] 1. To bring into a state of mesmeric sleep; to hypnotize. [1913 Webster] 2. To produce an intense fascination in; to spellbind. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mesmerize — (v.) 1829, back formation from MESMERISM (Cf. mesmerism). Transferred sense of enthrall is first attested 1862. Related: Mesmerized; mesmerizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • mesmerize — (Amer.) mes·mer·ize || mezmÉ™raɪz v. hypnotize, induce a trance like state; subject to mesmerism; fascinate, rivet, spellbind (also mesmerise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mesmerize — [v] captivate catch up, control, deaden, drug, ensorcell, enthrall, entrance, fascinate, grip, hold spellbound, hypnotize, magnetize, numb, render unconscious, spellbind, stupefy; concepts 11,14 Ant. disenchant, turn off …   New thesaurus

  • mesmerize — (also mesmerise) ► VERB ▪ capture the whole attention of; fascinate …   English terms dictionary

  • mesmerize — [mez′mərīz΄, mes′məriz΄] vt. mesmerized, mesmerizing to hypnotize; esp., to spellbind mesmerization n. mesmerizer n …   English World dictionary

  • mesmerize — UK [ˈmezməraɪz] / US [ˈmezməˌraɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms mesmerize : present tense I/you/we/they mesmerize he/she/it mesmerizes present participle mesmerizing past tense mesmerized past participle mesmerized to attract or interest you so… …   English dictionary

  • mesmerize — [19] Franz Anton Mesmer (1734– 1815) was an Austrian doctor whose experiments with what he called ‘animal magnetism’, by which he induced a trance like state in his subjects, are considered to be the forerunner of modern hypnotism (formerly… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • mesmerize — [19] Franz Anton Mesmer (1734– 1815) was an Austrian doctor whose experiments with what he called ‘animal magnetism’, by which he induced a trance like state in his subjects, are considered to be the forerunner of modern hypnotism (formerly… …   Word origins

  • Mesmerize (song) — Mesmerize Single by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti from the album The Last Temptation Released …   Wikipedia

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