Definition for Enchant (-ed, -s, -ing)

enchant (-ed, -s, -ing), v. [Fr. < L. in, upon + cantāre, to sing.]

  1. Evoke an image; invoke a spirit; elicit a response; conjure up someone not present.
  2. Transform; transport; mesmerize; hypnotize; put into a trance; bind in a spell of words; subdue by pronouncing a charm; empower with songs of fascination; [metaphor] change; convert; give a new identity; [fig.] enlighten; illuminate; inspire with knowledge; translate into another kind of language.
  3. Bewitch; beguile; ravish; entice to surrender; affect by sorcery; exert magical influence upon; [metaphor] sing; chant; make musical bird calls.
  4. Captivate; tantalize; entice; charm; please; exhilarate; delight to the highest degree.

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