HyperDic: magic

English > 3 senses of the word magic:
NOUNcognitionmagic, thaumaturgyany art that invokes supernatural powers
actmagic, magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deceptionan illusory feat
ADJECTIVEallmagic, charming, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardlypossessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
magic > pronunciation
Soundsmae'jhihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > magic: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpossessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers.
Examples
  • "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"
  • "a magical spell"
Synonymscharming, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardly
Broadersupernaturalnot existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws
Spanishmágico
Catalanmàgic
English > magic: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny art that invokes supernatural powers.
Synonymthaumaturgy
Narrowerconjuring, conjuration, conjury, invocationcalling up a spirit or devil
jujuThe power associated with a juju
mojoA magic power or magic spell
sorcery, black magic, black art, necromancyThe belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
white magicmagic used only for good purposes
BroadersupernaturalismA belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
Spanishilusionismo, magia, taumaturgia
Catalanmàgia
Adjectivesmagicalpossessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
Nounsmagicianone who practices magic or sorcery
English > magic: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.
Synonymsmagic trick, conjuring trick, trick, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception
Narrowercard trickA trick performed with playing cards
prestidigitation, sleight of handmanual dexterity in the execution of tricks
BroaderperformanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
Spanishilusión, magia, prestidigitación, trampantojo, truco de magia, truco
Catalanil·lusió, màgia, truc de màgia, truc
Adjectivesmagicalpossessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
Nounsmagiciansomeone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

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