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magnetize Explained

magnetize at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

also magnetise BrE v [T]
1 to make iron or steel able to pull other pieces of metal towards itself:
2 to have a powerful effect on people so that they feel strongly attracted to you: --His dark flashing eyes seemed to magnetize her.// -- magnetization/m[zB024]gn[hA369]ta[hA366]ze[hA366][hA35D][hA368]n $ -t[hA353]-/ n [U] //

magnetize at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "magnetize":
act on, adduct, allure, anesthetize, approach, attract,
be magnetic, bear upon, bewitch, captivate, charm, degauss, dope,
drag, draw, draw on, draw towards, drug, electromagnetize, enchant,
entrance, exert influence, fascinate, get cozy with,
have an attraction, hypnotize, lead on, lobby, lobby through,
lull to sleep, lure, magnet, make advances, make overtures,
make up to, mesmerize, narcotize, pull, pull strings, pull towards,
put to sleep, put under, rock to sleep, sedate, take, trance, tug,
wile, wire-pull, work on

magnetize at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Influence): have influence, be influential, influence, convince, carry weight, weigh, have a hold upon, magnetize, bear upon, pervade, prevail, dominate, predominate, out-weigh, have the upper hand, get the upper hand, gain the upper hand.

magnetize at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(BrE also magnetise) verb [VN]
1 [usually passive] (technical) to make sth metal behave like a MAGNET
2 (written) to strongly attract sb:
Cities have a powerful magnetizing effect on young people.

Magnetize at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Magnetize \Mag"net*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Magnetized}; prep.
& adv. {Magnetizing}.] [Cf. F. magn['e]tiser.]
1. To communicate magnetic properties to; as, to magnetize a
needle.

2. To attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to
move; to influence.

Fascinated, magnetized, as it were, by his
character. --Motley.

3. To bring under the influence of animal magnetism.

magnetize at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

magnetize
v 1: make magnetic; "The strong magnet magnetized the iron
shavings" [syn: {magnetise}] [ant: {demagnetize}, {demagnetize}]
2: attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the
audience with her tricks" [syn: {mesmerize}, {mesmerise},
{magnetise}, {bewitch}, {spellbind}]

magnetize at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* magnetise

Etymology

Inter: suffix » magnet|ize

Verb

Inter: en-verb » magnetiz|es
  • Inter: transitive » physics to make magnetic
    1. Inter: transitiv » e to attract, allure or entice (someone)

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to make magnetic

  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|magnetitzar

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|magnetizar


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to attract
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|magnetitzar
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|magnetigi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|magnetizzare
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|magnetizar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English transitive verbs -
    Translation: et » magnetize
    Translation: el » magnetize
    Translation: fr » magnetize
    Translation: ko » magnetize
    Translation: hr » magnetize
    Translation: io » magnetize
    Translation: pl » magnetize
    Translation: ru » magnetize
    Translation: ta » magnetize
    Translation: vi » magnetize
    Translation: zh » magnetize