mesmerise

Primary Meanings of mesmerise

1.
v
attract strongly, as if with a magnet
2.
v
induce hypnosis in
Full Definitions of mesmerise
1

v attract strongly, as if with a magnet

Synonyms:
bewitch, magnetise, magnetize, mesmerize, spellbind
Type of:
charm, influence, tempt
induce into action by using one's charm
2

v induce hypnosis in

Synonyms:
hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerize
Types:
entrance, spellbind
put into a trance
Type of:
calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

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