verb \ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz\

: to cause (something) to become magnetic

: to attract and hold the interest of (someone)


Full Definition of MAGNETIZE

transitive verb
:  to induce magnetic properties in
:  to attract like a magnet :  charm
mag·ne·tiz·able \-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>

First Known Use of MAGNETIZE



transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
mag·ne·tized also British mag·ne·tisedmag·ne·tiz·ing also British mag·ne·tis·ing

Medical Definition of MAGNETIZE

: to induce magnetic properties in
mag·ne·tiz·able also British mag·ne·tis·able \-ˌtī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Variants of MAGNETIZE

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


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