What does enchant mean?
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enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delightverb
capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchantverb
attract; cause to be enamored
"She captured all the men's hearts"
hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinxverb
cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
To attract and delight, to charm.
To cast a spell over.
Etymology: From enchanter, from incantare, present active infinitive of incanto.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: enchanter, French.
And now about the cauldron sing,
Like elves and fairies in a ring,
Enchanting all that you put in. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
These powerful drops thrice on the threshold pour,
And bathe with this enchanted juice her door;
That door where no admittance now is found,
But where my soul is ever hov’ring round. George Granville.
Arcadia was the charmed circle, where all his spirits for ever should be enchanted. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
One whom the musick of his own vain tongue
Doth ravish, like enchanting harmony. William Shakespeare, Love’s Lab. Lost.
John thinks them all enchanted: he enquires if Nick had not given them some intoxicating potion. John Arbuthnot, J. Bull.
Too dear I priz’d a fair enchanting face;
Beauty unchaste is beauty in disgrace. Alexander Pope, Odyssey, b. viii.
to charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites
to delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear
Enchant is an American progressive rock band, formed in 1989. Their music is characterized by ambitious lyrics and melodies along with harmonic experimentation.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-chant′, v.t. to act on by songs or rhymed formulas of sorcery: to charm: to delight in a high degree.—p.adj. Enchant′ed, under the power of enchantment: delighted: possessed by witches or spirits.—n. Enchant′er, one who enchants: a sorcerer or magician: one who charms or delights:—fem. Enchant′ress.—adv. Enchant′ingly, with the force of enchantment: in a manner to charm or delight.—n. Enchant′ment, act of enchanting: use of magic arts: that which enchants. [Fr. enchanter—L. incantāre, to sing a magic formula over—in, on, cantāre, to sing.]
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The numerical value of enchant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of enchant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of enchant in a Sentence
Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.
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- омагьосвам, очаровамBulgarian
- tenhota, lumota, loitsia, kiehtoa, noitua, loihtia, kirotaFinnish
- draíocht arIrish
- ubagaich, cuir fo gheasaibhScottish Gaelic
- मंत्रमुग्ध करनाHindi
- fascino, incantoLatin
- зачаровывать, привлекать, восхищать, озарятьRussian
- förtrolla, charmeraSwedish
- büyü yapmak, büyülemekTurkish
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