Definitions for magnetizeˈmæg nɪˌtaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mag•net•izeˈmæg nɪˌtaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to make a magnet of; impart the properties of a magnet to.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  2. to exert an attracting or compelling influence upon.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnetize, magnetise(verb)

    make magnetic

    "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"

  2. magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind(verb)

    attract strongly, as if with a magnet

    "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"


  1. magnetize(Verb)

    to make magnetic

  2. magnetize(Verb)

    to attract, allure or entice (someone)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magnetize(verb)

    to communicate magnetic properties to; as, to magnetize a needle

  2. Magnetize(verb)

    to attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to move; to influence

  3. Magnetize(verb)

    to bring under the influence of animal magnetism


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