Definition of enchant
1 : to influence by or as if by charms and incantation : bewitch
2 : to attract and move deeply : rouse to ecstatic admiration the scene enchanted her to the point of tears — Elinor Wylie
Examples of enchant in a Sentence
The book has enchanted children for almost a century.
The beauty of the place enchants.
Recent Examples of enchant from the Web
The anti-modernist tenor of Guénon’s philosophy drew several notable followers who made attempts during the 20th century to re-enchant the world by bringing about a restoration.
Bond would go on to see his creation enchant children for more than half a century and become an icon immortalized in print, on screens and as countless stuffed toys before his death at age 91.
A young woman sets off to find a dragon in Sarah Perry’s enchanting new novel.
Abridged and spiked with nods to other works by Shakespeare, his Dream will enchant everyone except the most inflexible purists, and will likely turn on the uninitiated to the charms of the Elizabethan playwright.
I was enchanted by that sorcery, by the black magic of turning hurt into glamour.
The artichokes are about to open and the purple of the first thistle is enchanting.
The right-left makeup of his cabinet has also enchanted voters who see in French politics new possibilities.
A museum since 1964 and in danger of collapse by the end of the century, Fallingwater has been beautifully restored to enchant and inspire future generations.
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Synonym Discussion of enchant
ENCHANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enchant for English Language Learners
: to attract and hold the attention of (someone) by being interesting, pretty, etc.
: to put a magic spell on (someone or something)
ENCHANT Defined for Kids
Definition of enchant for Students
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