HyperDic: spellbind

English > 3 senses of the word spellbind:
VERBemotionspellbind, fascinate, transfix, gripto render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
communicationspellbind, magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitchattract strongly, as if with a magnet
bodyspellbind, entranceput into a trance
English > spellbind: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningTo render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsfascinate, transfix, grip
Broaderinterestexcite the curiosity of
Spanishaferrar, atrapar, cautivar, encantar, fascinar, hechizar, inmovilizar
Catalanaferrar, atrapar, captivar, embruixar, encantar, encisar, fascinar
Nounsspellbinderan orator who can hold his listeners spellbound
English > spellbind: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningattract strongly, as if with a magnet.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsmagnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch
Broadercharm, influence, temptinduce into action by using one's charm
Spanishembriagar, embrujar, encantar, fascinar, hechizar, hipnotizar, llevar, magnetizar
Catalanembruixar, encantar, encisar, fascinar, hipnotitzar, magnetitzar
Nounsspellbinderan orator who can hold his listeners spellbound
English > spellbind: 3 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningput into a trance.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to spellbind Sue
Synonymentrance
Broaderhypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmeriseinduce hypnosis in
Nounsspellbinderan orator who can hold his listeners spellbound

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