Definitions for beguilebɪˈgaɪl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word beguile

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juggle, beguile, hoodwink(verb)

    influence by slyness

  2. capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant(verb)

    attract; cause to be enamored

    "She captured all the men's hearts"

Wiktionary

  1. beguile(Verb)

    To deceive or delude (using guile).

  2. beguile(Verb)

    To charm, delight or captivate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beguile(verb)

    to delude by guile, artifice, or craft; to deceive or impose on, as by a false statement; to lure

  2. Beguile(verb)

    to elude, or evade by craft; to foil

  3. Beguile(verb)

    to cause the time of to pass without notice; to relieve the tedium or weariness of; to while away; to divert

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beguile

    be-gīl′, v.t. to cheat or deceive: to divert attention from anything tedious or painful: to divert or amuse: to wile any one into some course.—ns. Beguile′ment; Beguil′er.—adv. Beguil′ingly. [See Guile.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beguile in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beguile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    I am not merry but I do beguile The thing I am, by seeming otherwise.

  2. William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 2 scene 1:

    I am not merry; but I do beguile
    The
    thing I am, by seeming otherwise.

  3. Clarence Darrow:

    Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.

  4. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Without country you have neither name, token, voice, nor rights, no admission as brothers into the fellowship of the Peoples. You are the bastards of Humanity. Soldiers without a banner, Israelites among the nations, you will find neither faith nor protection; none will be sureties for you. Do not beguile yourselves with the hope of emancipation from unjust social conditions if you do not first conquer a Country for yourselves.

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Translations for beguile

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • embetumarCatalan, Valencian
  • irreleiten, betören, irreführen, verführen, in die Irre führenGerman
  • διασκεδάGreek
  • encanto secretivo, engañar, encanto oculto, cautivar, encanto engañador, seducirSpanish
  • peibutama, meeldivalt mööda saatmaEstonian
  • exalter, duper, ravir, tromper, emporter, induire en erreurFrench
  • sedurre, ingannare, distogliere, turlupinare, incantareItalian
  • לְהַשְׁלוֹתHebrew
  • whakakonukaMāori
  • bedriegen, verrukken, misleiden, vervoerenDutch
  • entreter, encantar, distrairPortuguese
  • amăgi, înșela, încânta, captiva, fermeca, ademeniRomanian
  • обманывать, очаровыватьRussian

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