to subject to magical influence; bewitch: fairytales about witches who enchant handsome princes and beautiful maidens.
to delight to a high degree: Her gaiety and wit have enchanted us all.
to impart a magic quality or effect to.
- un·en·chant·ed, adjective
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How to use enchant in a sentence
Perhaps the most quintessential escape for New Yorkers, the Catskill Mountains are a stunning series of rolling, forested hills ready to enchant you with big vistas and quirky mountain towns.
It is a colorful, exciting, and fabulous display of a red enchanted bird with a magical feather.‘Firebird’ is an instantly classic LGBTQ love story | Rob Watson | August 24, 2021 | Washington Blade
Perovskites have long enchanted researchers with the promise of producing inexpensive, ultra-efficient solar cells.Can the most exciting new solar material live up to its hype? | Casey Crownhart | June 29, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
After being enchanted by DakhaBrakha’s music, I read about its history and members.What Makes Music Universal - Issue 99: Universality | Kevin Berger | April 29, 2021 | Nautilus
Though the company tried to enchant potential customers with visions of the future, people weren’t buying it.Videocalling needed more than a pandemic to finally take off. Will it last? | Anushree Dave | April 20, 2021 | Science News
This book does more than enchant; it sharpens your appreciation for the events of your own life.
The bands I have never collected play all night long, and enchant the brilliant company, that was never assembled, into silence.Library Notes | A. P. Russell
The most beautiful themes stole from your eyes into my heart, which shall yet enchant the world when Beethoven no longer directs.Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 1 of 2 | Lady Wallace
These are the things that enchant us in Paderewski's performance, and in the tonal coloring of Gabrilowitsch.Piano Mastery | Harriette Brower
Were I more deaf than adders, these sweet charms Would through my ears find passage to my soul, And soon enchant it.The Plays of Philip Massinger | Philip Massinger
First you will come to the Sirens who enchant all who come near them.The Odyssey | Homer
British Dictionary definitions for enchant
to cast a spell on; bewitch
to delight or captivate utterly; fascinate; charm
- enchanter, noun
- enchantress, fem n
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