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magnetize

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verb mag·ne·tize \ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz\

Simple Definition of magnetize

  • : to cause (something) to become magnetic

  • : to attract and hold the interest of (someone)

Full Definition of magnetize

mag·ne·tizedmag·ne·tiz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to induce magnetic properties in

  3. 2 :  to attract like a magnet :  charm

mag·ne·tiz·able play \-ˌtī-zə-bəl\ adjective
mag·ne·tiz·er noun

Examples of magnetize

  1. Her performance magnetized the audience.

  2. <the store's gorgeous window displays never fail to magnetize shoppers and sightseers>



1801

First Known Use of magnetize

1801


Medical Dictionary

magnetize

transitive verb mag·ne·tize

Medical Definition of magnetize

mag·ne·tized also British mag·ne·tisedmag·ne·tiz·ing also British mag·ne·tis·ing

  1. :  to induce magnetic properties in

  2. mag·ne·tiz·able also British mag·ne·tis·able \-ˌtī-zə-bəl\play adjective



Variants of magnetize

also British mag·ne·tise \ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz\play


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