What does charm mean?

Definitions for charm
tʃɑrmcharm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word charm.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appeal, appealingness, charm(noun)

    attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates

    "his smile was part of his appeal to her"

  2. spell, magic spell, magical spell, charm(noun)

    a verbal formula believed to have magical force

    "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"

  3. charm, good luck charm(noun)

    something believed to bring good luck

  4. charm(verb)

    (physics) one of the six flavors of quark

  5. 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"

  6. charm, becharm(verb)

    control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

  7. charm(verb)

    protect through supernatural powers or charms

  8. charm, influence, tempt(verb)

    induce into action by using one's charm

    "She charmed him into giving her all his money"

GCIDE

  1. Charm(n.)

    (Physics) a property of certain quarks which may take the value of +1, -1 or 0.

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Charm(noun)

    a melody; a song

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  2. Charm(noun)

    a word or combination of words sung or spoken in the practice of magic; a magical combination of words, characters, etc.; an incantation

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  3. Charm(noun)

    that which exerts an irresistible power to please and attract; that which fascinates; any alluring quality

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  4. Charm(noun)

    anything worn for its supposed efficacy to the wearer in averting ill or securing good fortune

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  5. Charm(noun)

    any small decorative object worn on the person, as a seal, a key, a silver whistle, or the like. Bunches of charms are often worn at the watch chain

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  6. Charm(noun)

    to make music upon; to tune

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  7. Charm(noun)

    to subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence; to affect by magic

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  8. Charm(noun)

    to subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  9. Charm(noun)

    to attract irresistibly; to delight exceedingly; to enchant; to fascinate

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  10. Charm(noun)

    to protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences; as, a charmed life

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  11. Charm(verb)

    to use magic arts or occult power; to make use of charms

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  12. Charm(verb)

    to act as, or produce the effect of, a charm; to please greatly; to be fascinating

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

  13. Charm(verb)

    to make a musical sound

    Etymology: [F. charme, fr. L. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to Skr. asman, as, a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing.]

Freebase

  1. Charm

    Charm is the critically acclaimed third studio album from American rapper/record producer Danny! and the first of his records to be released commercially. As evidenced in the title, Charm was a huge milestone in Danny!'s career; after two unsuccessful attempts to make a name for himself in the music world, the record unanimously won rave reviews, culminating in the inclusion of the album on the 49th Annual Grammy Awards short list and, eventually, a record deal with Definitive Jux Records. Widely regarded as one of the strongest entries in his discography, Charm helped Danny! achieve a moderate buzz in the underground hip-hop community and become South Carolina's most heralded hip-hop artist to date. The song "Cafe Surreal" from this album would go on to become a signature tune in commercial bumpers for the MTV early morning video countdown program aMTV, being played since its pilot in early 2009, and was also featured in a 2013 ad campaign for Crown Royal.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Charm

    chärm, n. a spell: something thought to possess occult power, a metrical form of words: attractiveness: a trinket worn on a watch-guard: the blended singing of birds, children, &c.: (pl.) female beauty or other personal attractions: that which can please irresistibly.—v.t. to influence by a charm: to subdue by secret influence: to enchant: to delight, to allure.—adj. Charmed, protected, as by a special charm.—n. Charm′er.—adj. Charm′ful, abounding with charms.—p.adj. Charm′ing, highly pleasing: delightful: fascinating.—adv. Charm′ingly.—adj. Charm′less, wanting or destitute of charms. [Fr. charme—L. carmen, a song.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'charm' in Nouns Frequency: #2277

How to pronounce charm?

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How to say charm in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of charm in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of charm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of charm in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.

  2. Henry Cejudo:

    Wrestling was my first love, what better what to do it with than with a girl that everybodys freakin drooling over, you know? I met her on the plane on my way over to the UFC. Im a big fan, I watch her show. My little niece is like, the biggest Nikki Bella fan. Turned into my lucky charm, now shes calling me out on social media.

  3. Frank Zappa:

    Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not.

  4. Suzanne Outten:

    We chose to stay because we love living here, with as much growth that we’ve seen, I thought the small-town charm would decline. But it hasn’t. They’ve managed to make it even better.

  5. Jane Austen:

    There is no charm equal to the tenderness of heart.

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Translations for charm

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  • سحرArabic
  • ovsunlamaqAzerbaijani
  • очаровам, чар, омагьосвам, амулет, талисман, обаяниеBulgarian
  • amulet, encantCatalan, Valencian
  • půvabCzech
  • charmere, charme, charmDanish
  • Zauber, CharmeGerman
  • ψευτοστολίδι, φυλαχτό, γοητείαGreek
  • ĉarmo, sorĉiEsperanto
  • encantar, amuleto, encanto, hechizarSpanish
  • افسونPersian
  • lumous, tenho, viehätysvoima, taika, lumoFinnish
  • breloque, fétiche, charmeFrench
  • חןHebrew
  • आकर्षणHindi
  • varázslat, amulett, talizmánHungarian
  • թովչանք, հմայել, թովք, հմայքArmenian
  • incantesimo, malia, fascino, attrattiva, ciondolo, incanto, amuleto, talismanoItalian
  • チャーム, シャルム, お守り, 魅力Japanese
  • ئه‌فسوون کردنKurdish
  • fascinoLatin
  • ātahu, taupatiti, tāhokaMāori
  • betovering, bezwering, bedeltje, bezweren, beheksen, ban, charme, betoverenDutch
  • zaczarować, zaklęcie, talizman, oczarować, urokPolish
  • charme, fetiche, feitiçoPortuguese
  • amuletă, talisman, șarm, grație, încânta, fermeca, vrăji, farmec, breloc, fascina, descântaRomanian
  • околдовать, зачаровывать, амулет, обаяние, очаровывать, очаровать, чары, очарование, зачаровать, талисман, оберег, шарм, околдовыватьRussian
  • amulett, charm, berlockSwedish
  • anting-anting, alindogTagalog
  • büyülemekTurkish
  • bemagivönVolapük
  • 魅力Chinese

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