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hyp·no·tize

 (hĭp′nə-tīz′)
tr.v. hyp·no·tized, hyp·no·tiz·ing, hyp·no·tiz·es
1. To put into a state of hypnosis.
2. To fascinate by or as if by hypnosis.

hyp′no·tiz′a·bil′i·ty n.
hyp′no·tiz′a·ble adj.
hyp′no·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
hyp′no·tiz′er n.

hypnotize

(ˈhɪpnəˌtaɪz) or

hypnotise

vb (tr)
1. (Psychology) to induce hypnosis in (a person)
2. to charm or beguile; fascinate
ˈhypnoˌtizable, ˈhypnoˌtisable adj
ˌhypnoˌtizaˈbility, ˌhypnoˌtisaˈbility n
ˌhypnotiˈzation, ˌhypnotiˈsation n
ˈhypnoˌtizer, ˈhypnoˌtiser n

hyp•no•tize

(ˈhɪp nəˌtaɪz)

v. -tized, -tiz•ing. v.t.
1. to put in a state of hypnosis.
2. to influence or control by or as if by hypnotic suggestion.
3. to transfix; spellbind; fascinate.
v.i.
4. to practice hypnosis.
[1843]
hyp′no•tiz`a•ble, adj.
hyp`no•tiz`a•bil′i•ty, n.
hyp′no•tiz`er, n.

hypnotize


Past participle: hypnotized
Gerund: hypnotizing

Imperative
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Present
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you hypnotize
he/she/it hypnotizes
we hypnotize
you hypnotize
they hypnotize
Preterite
I hypnotized
you hypnotized
he/she/it hypnotized
we hypnotized
you hypnotized
they hypnotized
Present Continuous
I am hypnotizing
you are hypnotizing
he/she/it is hypnotizing
we are hypnotizing
you are hypnotizing
they are hypnotizing
Present Perfect
I have hypnotized
you have hypnotized
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you have hypnotized
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Past Continuous
I was hypnotizing
you were hypnotizing
he/she/it was hypnotizing
we were hypnotizing
you were hypnotizing
they were hypnotizing
Past Perfect
I had hypnotized
you had hypnotized
he/she/it had hypnotized
we had hypnotized
you had hypnotized
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Future
I will hypnotize
you will hypnotize
he/she/it will hypnotize
we will hypnotize
you will hypnotize
they will hypnotize
Future Perfect
I will have hypnotized
you will have hypnotized
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Future Continuous
I will be hypnotizing
you will be hypnotizing
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we will be hypnotizing
you will be hypnotizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hypnotizing
you have been hypnotizing
he/she/it has been hypnotizing
we have been hypnotizing
you have been hypnotizing
they have been hypnotizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hypnotizing
you will have been hypnotizing
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we will have been hypnotizing
you will have been hypnotizing
they will have been hypnotizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hypnotizing
you had been hypnotizing
he/she/it had been hypnotizing
we had been hypnotizing
you had been hypnotizing
they had been hypnotizing
Conditional
I would hypnotize
you would hypnotize
he/she/it would hypnotize
we would hypnotize
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Past Conditional
I would have hypnotized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hypnotize - induce hypnosis inhypnotize - induce hypnosis in      
entrance, spellbind - put into a trance
sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm - cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"

hypnotize

verb
1. mesmerize, put in a trance, put to sleep The ability to hypnotize yourself can be learnt in a single session.
2. fascinate, absorb, entrance, magnetize, spellbind He's hypnotized by that black hair and that white face.
Translations
hypnotizovat
hypnotisere
dáleiîaheilla
hypnotizovať
büyülemekhayran bırakmakhipnotize etmekuyutmak

hypnotize

[ˈhɪpnətaɪz] VThipnotizar

hypnotize

[ˈhɪpnətaɪz] hypnotise (British) vt
(= put into a trance) → hypnotiser
(= fascinate) → hypnotiser

hypnotize

vthypnotisieren; to be hypnotized by somebody/something (= fascinated)von jdm/etw wie hypnotisiert sein

hypnotize

[ˈhɪpnəˌtaɪz] vtipnotizzare
to hypnotize sb into doing sth → far fare qc a qn sotto ipnosi

hypnosis

(hipˈnəusis) noun
a sleep-like state caused by the action of another person who can then make the sleeper obey his commands.
hypˈnotic (-ˈno-) adjective
ˈhypnotize, ˈhypnotise verb
1. to put in a state of hypnosis. The hypnotist hypnotized three people from the audience.
2. to fascinate completely. Her beauty hypnotized him.
ˈhypnotism noun
the art of producing hypnosis.
ˈhypnotist noun

hyp·no·tize

v. hipnotizar, producir hipnosis.

hypnotize

vt hipnotizar
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