bewitch


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be·witch

 (bĭ-wĭch′)
tr.v. be·witched, be·witch·ing, be·witch·es
1. To place under one's power by magic; cast a spell over.
2. To captivate completely; fascinate. See Synonyms at charm.

[Middle English biwicchen : probably bi-, be- + wicchen (from Old English wiccian, from wicce, witch, or wicca, sorcerer); see weg- in Indo-European roots.]

be·witch′er n.
be·witch′er·y n.
be·witch′ing·ly adv.

bewitch

(bɪˈwɪtʃ)
vb (tr)
1. to attract and fascinate; enchant
2. to cast a spell over
[C13 bewicchen; see be-, witch]
beˈwitching adj
beˈwitchingly adv

be•witch

(bɪˈwɪtʃ)

v.t.
1. to affect by witchcraft or magic; cast a spell over.
2. to enchant; charm; fascinate.
[1175–1225]
be•witch′er•y, n.
be•witch′ing•ly, adv.
be•witch′ment, n.

bewitch


Past participle: bewitched
Gerund: bewitching

Imperative
bewitch
bewitch
Present
I bewitch
you bewitch
he/she/it bewitches
we bewitch
you bewitch
they bewitch
Preterite
I bewitched
you bewitched
he/she/it bewitched
we bewitched
you bewitched
they bewitched
Present Continuous
I am bewitching
you are bewitching
he/she/it is bewitching
we are bewitching
you are bewitching
they are bewitching
Present Perfect
I have bewitched
you have bewitched
he/she/it has bewitched
we have bewitched
you have bewitched
they have bewitched
Past Continuous
I was bewitching
you were bewitching
he/she/it was bewitching
we were bewitching
you were bewitching
they were bewitching
Past Perfect
I had bewitched
you had bewitched
he/she/it had bewitched
we had bewitched
you had bewitched
they had bewitched
Future
I will bewitch
you will bewitch
he/she/it will bewitch
we will bewitch
you will bewitch
they will bewitch
Future Perfect
I will have bewitched
you will have bewitched
he/she/it will have bewitched
we will have bewitched
you will have bewitched
they will have bewitched
Future Continuous
I will be bewitching
you will be bewitching
he/she/it will be bewitching
we will be bewitching
you will be bewitching
they will be bewitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bewitching
you have been bewitching
he/she/it has been bewitching
we have been bewitching
you have been bewitching
they have been bewitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bewitching
you will have been bewitching
he/she/it will have been bewitching
we will have been bewitching
you will have been bewitching
they will have been bewitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bewitching
you had been bewitching
he/she/it had been bewitching
we had been bewitching
you had been bewitching
they had been bewitching
Conditional
I would bewitch
you would bewitch
he/she/it would bewitch
we would bewitch
you would bewitch
they would bewitch
Past Conditional
I would have bewitched
you would have bewitched
he/she/it would have bewitched
we would have bewitched
you would have bewitched
they would have bewitched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bewitch - attractbewitch - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
hold - hold the attention of; "The soprano held the audience"; "This story held our interest"; "She can hold an audience spellbound"
attract, appeal - be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
work - gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
2.bewitch - attract strongly, as if with a magnetbewitch - attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
influence, tempt, charm - induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
3.bewitch - cast a spell over someone or somethingbewitch - cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
voodoo - bewitch by or as if by a voodoo
spell - place under a spell
becharm, charm - control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

bewitch

bewitch

verb
1. To act upon with or as if with magic:
2. To please greatly or irresistibly:
Translations
يَسْحَر، يَفْتِن، يَخْلِبُ
očarovat
forheksefortrylle
töfra
sužavėti
apburtsavaldzināt
začarati
büyülemekhayran bırakmak

bewitch

[bɪˈwɪtʃ] VT (= cast a spell on) → hechizar; (= seduce) → seducir, cautivar; (= enchant) → encantar

bewitch

[bɪˈwɪtʃ] vtensorceler
to be bewitched by sth/sb → être captivé(e) par qch/qn

bewitch

vtverhexen, verzaubern; (fig)bezaubern

bewitch

[bɪˈwɪtʃ] vtstregare (fig) → affascinare, ammaliare

bewitch

(biˈwitʃ) verb
to cast a spell on, to charm. She bewitched us with her smile.
beˈwitching adjective
References in classic literature ?
Who has dared to bewitch the king and to strike blood upon his house?
Thou art the man who smotest blood on the door-posts of the king to bewitch the king.
He shall bewitch thee with blood indeed, Chaka--he and Unandi, thy mother, and Baleka, thy wife.