verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of bewitch
Examples from the Web for bewitch
"But this bally place seems to bewitch people," continued the big man.The Red Redmaynes|Eden Phillpotts
And Gal 3, 1, "Who did bewitch you that ye should not obey the truth?"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II|Martin Luther
She had a kind of faith that the Doctor was a mighty conjuror, who, if he would, could bewitch any of them.
There was a little ballet-dancer who could bewitch men, and she bewitched Jubal.In Midsummer Days and Other Tales|August Strindberg
She, of a' women, was the maist likely to bewitch puir Sandy; and she did bewitch him.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland|John Mackay Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for bewitch
Word Origin for bewitch
Word Origin and History for bewitch
c.1200, biwicchen, from be- + Old English wiccian "to enchant, to practice witchcraft" (see witch). Literal at first, figurative sense of "to fascinate" is from 1520s. *Bewiccian may well have existed in Old English, but it is not attested. Related: Bewitched; bewitching; bewitchingly.