Enchant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈtʃænt|  American pronunciation of the word enchant
Brit.  |ɪnˈtʃɑːnt|  British pronunciation of the word enchant

verb

- hold spellbound (syn: delight, enrapture, enthral, enthrall, ravish, transport)
- attract; cause to be enamored (syn: becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, catch, charm, enamor, enamour, entrance, fascinate, trance)
- cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something (syn: bewitch, glamour, hex, jinx, witch)

Examples

The book has enchanted children for almost a century.

The beauty of the place enchants.

The family were enchanted with the new house.

The teacher was enchanted by the little girl sweet voice.

The princess had been enchanted by a magician to sleep for a hundred years.

She enchanted the cave so that nobody should ever find the treasures.

I was enchanted by the way she smiled.

The garden enchanted her.

Sleeping Beauty was enchanted

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: enchant
he/she/it: enchants
present participle: enchanting
past tense: enchanted
past participle: enchanted
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