enchant


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en·chant

 (ĕn-chănt′)
tr.v. en·chant·ed, en·chant·ing, en·chants
1. To cast a spell over; bewitch.
2. To attract and delight; entrance. See Synonyms at charm.

[Middle English enchanten, from Old French enchanter, from Latin incantāre, to utter an incantation, cast a spell : in-, against; see en-1 + cantāre, to sing, frequentative of canere; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

enchant

(ɪnˈtʃɑːnt)
vb (tr)
1. to cast a spell on; bewitch
2. to delight or captivate utterly; fascinate; charm
[C14: from Old French enchanter, from Latin incantāre to chant a spell, from cantāre to chant, from canere to sing]
enˈchanter n
enˈchantress fem n

en•chant

(ɛnˈtʃænt, -ˈtʃɑnt)

v.t.
1. to subject to magical influence; place under a spell; bewitch.
2. to delight utterly; captivate.
3. to impart a magic quality or effect to.
[1325–75; Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French enchanter < Latin incantāre to put a spell on; see incantation]

enchant


Past participle: enchanted
Gerund: enchanting

Imperative
enchant
enchant
Present
I enchant
you enchant
he/she/it enchants
we enchant
you enchant
they enchant
Preterite
I enchanted
you enchanted
he/she/it enchanted
we enchanted
you enchanted
they enchanted
Present Continuous
I am enchanting
you are enchanting
he/she/it is enchanting
we are enchanting
you are enchanting
they are enchanting
Present Perfect
I have enchanted
you have enchanted
he/she/it has enchanted
we have enchanted
you have enchanted
they have enchanted
Past Continuous
I was enchanting
you were enchanting
he/she/it was enchanting
we were enchanting
you were enchanting
they were enchanting
Past Perfect
I had enchanted
you had enchanted
he/she/it had enchanted
we had enchanted
you had enchanted
they had enchanted
Future
I will enchant
you will enchant
he/she/it will enchant
we will enchant
you will enchant
they will enchant
Future Perfect
I will have enchanted
you will have enchanted
he/she/it will have enchanted
we will have enchanted
you will have enchanted
they will have enchanted
Future Continuous
I will be enchanting
you will be enchanting
he/she/it will be enchanting
we will be enchanting
you will be enchanting
they will be enchanting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enchanting
you have been enchanting
he/she/it has been enchanting
we have been enchanting
you have been enchanting
they have been enchanting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enchanting
you will have been enchanting
he/she/it will have been enchanting
we will have been enchanting
you will have been enchanting
they will have been enchanting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enchanting
you had been enchanting
he/she/it had been enchanting
we had been enchanting
you had been enchanting
they had been enchanting
Conditional
I would enchant
you would enchant
he/she/it would enchant
we would enchant
you would enchant
they would enchant
Past Conditional
I would have enchanted
you would have enchanted
he/she/it would have enchanted
we would have enchanted
you would have enchanted
they would have enchanted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enchant - hold spellboundenchant - hold spellbound      
delight, please - give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation"
disenchant, disillusion - free from enchantment
2.enchant - attractenchant - 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"
3.enchant - cast a spell over someone or somethingenchant - 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

enchant

enchant

verb
1. To act upon with or as if with magic:
2. To please greatly or irresistibly:
3. To give great or keen pleasure to:
Archaic: joy.
Translations
يَسْتَمْتِع ، يَخْلُبيَسْحَر
betageforheksefortrylle
heilla, hrífatöfra, hneppa í álög
apžavaiburtaipakerėtisužavėjimasužburtas
apburtsajūsmināt
začarovať
büyü yapmakbüyülemeketkilemekkendinden geçirmek

enchant

[ɪnˈtʃɑːnt] VT (often passive) → encantar; (= use magic on) → encantar, hechizar
we were enchanted with the placeel sitio nos encantó

enchant

[ɪnˈtʃɑːnt] vt
(= delight) [person, place, event] → enchanter
to be enchanted by sth [+ place, event] → être enchanté(e) par qch
to be enchanted by sb → être charmé(e) par qn
(= put a spell on) [+ person, place] → enchanter

enchant

vt
(= delight)bezaubern, entzücken; to be enchanted by somethingvon etw or über etw (acc)entzückt sein
(= put under spell)verzaubern; the enchanted woodder Zauberwald

enchant

[ɪnˈtʃɑːnt] vtincantare; (subj, magic spell) → stregare

enchant

(inˈtʃaːnt) verb
1. to delight. I was enchanted by the children's concert.
2. to put a magic spell on. A wizard had enchanted her.
enˈchanted adjective
an enchanted castle.
enˈchanterfeminine enˈchantress noun
a person who enchants.
enˈchantment noun
1. the act of enchanting or state of being enchanted. a look of enchantment on the children's faces.
2. a magic spell.
3. charm; attraction. the enchantment (s) of a big city.
References in classic literature ?
First you will come to the Sirens who enchant all who come near them.
Wicked Circe," cried he, in a terrible voice, "this sword shall put an end to thy enchant meets.
Thine eagle eye bedazzles e'en the brain, "Thy gallant brow bespeaks the front of Jove; "While smiles enchant me, tears in torrents rain, "And each seductive charm impels to love.