HyperDic: magnetize

English > 2 senses of the word magnetize:
VERBchangemagnetize, magnetisemake magnetic
communicationmagnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbindattract strongly, as if with a magnet
English > magnetize: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake magnetic.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"
Synonymmagnetise
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedemagnetize, demagnetise, degaussmake nonmagnetic
Spanishimantar, magnetizar
Catalanimantar, magnetitzar
Nounsmagnet(physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
magnetizationthe physical property of being magnetic
magnetizationthe process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
magnetizationthe extent or degree to which something is magnetized
English > magnetize: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningattract strongly, as if with a magnet.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
Synonymsmesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind
Broadercharm, influence, temptinduce into action by using one's charm
Spanishembriagar, embrujar, encantar, fascinar, hechizar, hipnotizar, llevar, magnetizar
Catalanembruixar, encantar, encisar, fascinar, hipnotitzar, magnetitzar
Nounsmagnet(physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
magnetizationthe extent or degree to which something is magnetized

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