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mes·mer·ize

 (mĕz′mə-rīz′, mĕs′-)
tr.v. mes·mer·ized, mes·mer·iz·ing, mes·mer·iz·es
1. To spellbind; enthrall: "The dance was subtle ... but at the same time it was sensual, and it mesmerized him" (Robert Rosenberg).
2. To hypnotize.

mes′mer·i·za′tion (-mər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
mes′mer·iz′er n.

mesmerize

(ˈmɛzməˌraɪz) or

mesmerise

vb (tr)
1. a former word for hypnotize
2. to hold (someone) as if spellbound
ˌmesmeriˈzation, ˌmesmeriˈsation n
ˈmesmerˌizer, ˈmesmerˌiser n

mes•mer•ize

(ˈmɛz məˌraɪz, ˈmɛs-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to hypnotize.
2. to spellbind; fascinate.
3. to compel by fascination.
[1820–30]
mes`mer•i•za′tion, n.
mes′mer•iz`er, n.

mesmerize


Past participle: mesmerized
Gerund: mesmerizing

Imperative
mesmerize
mesmerize
Present
I mesmerize
you mesmerize
he/she/it mesmerizes
we mesmerize
you mesmerize
they mesmerize
Preterite
I mesmerized
you mesmerized
he/she/it mesmerized
we mesmerized
you mesmerized
they mesmerized
Present Continuous
I am mesmerizing
you are mesmerizing
he/she/it is mesmerizing
we are mesmerizing
you are mesmerizing
they are mesmerizing
Present Perfect
I have mesmerized
you have mesmerized
he/she/it has mesmerized
we have mesmerized
you have mesmerized
they have mesmerized
Past Continuous
I was mesmerizing
you were mesmerizing
he/she/it was mesmerizing
we were mesmerizing
you were mesmerizing
they were mesmerizing
Past Perfect
I had mesmerized
you had mesmerized
he/she/it had mesmerized
we had mesmerized
you had mesmerized
they had mesmerized
Future
I will mesmerize
you will mesmerize
he/she/it will mesmerize
we will mesmerize
you will mesmerize
they will mesmerize
Future Perfect
I will have mesmerized
you will have mesmerized
he/she/it will have mesmerized
we will have mesmerized
you will have mesmerized
they will have mesmerized
Future Continuous
I will be mesmerizing
you will be mesmerizing
he/she/it will be mesmerizing
we will be mesmerizing
you will be mesmerizing
they will be mesmerizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mesmerizing
you have been mesmerizing
he/she/it has been mesmerizing
we have been mesmerizing
you have been mesmerizing
they have been mesmerizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mesmerizing
you will have been mesmerizing
he/she/it will have been mesmerizing
we will have been mesmerizing
you will have been mesmerizing
they will have been mesmerizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mesmerizing
you had been mesmerizing
he/she/it had been mesmerizing
we had been mesmerizing
you had been mesmerizing
they had been mesmerizing
Conditional
I would mesmerize
you would mesmerize
he/she/it would mesmerize
we would mesmerize
you would mesmerize
they would mesmerize
Past Conditional
I would have mesmerized
you would have mesmerized
he/she/it would have mesmerized
we would have mesmerized
you would have mesmerized
they would have mesmerized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mesmerize - attract strongly, as if with a magnetmesmerize - 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"
2.mesmerize - induce hypnosis inmesmerize - 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"

mesmerize

verb entrance, fascinate, absorb, captivate, grip, enthral, hypnotize, magnetize, hold spellbound, spellbind There was something about her which mesmerized him.

mesmerize

verb
To compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of:
Slang: grab.
Translations
fascinovatuchvátit
fascinerehypnotisere
dáleiîa
mesmerizmasužhipnotizuoti
hipnotizēt, apburtnohipnotizēt, apburt
mesmerizar
büyülemek

mesmerize

[ˈmezməraɪz] VThipnotizar (fig) → fascinar

mesmerize

[ˈmɛzməraɪz] vt (= hold spellbound) → ensorceler, hypnotiser

mesmerize

vthypnotisieren; (fig)faszinieren, fesseln; the audience sat mesmerizeddie Zuschauer saßen wie gebannt

mesmerize

[ˈmɛzməˌraɪz] vtipnotizzare
she was mesmerized (fig) → non riusciva a distogliere lo sguardo

mesmerize,

mesmerise

(ˈmezməraiz) verb
to hypnotize. The child was mesmerized by the television screen.
ˈmesmerism noun
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