magnetize

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verb mag·ne·tize \ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz\

Definition of magnetize

magnetized

;

magnetizing

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

  3. 2 :  to attract like a magnet :  charm

magnetizable

play \-ˌtī-zə-bəl\ adjective

magnetizer

noun

Examples of magnetize in a Sentence

  1. Her performance magnetized the audience.

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

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1801

First Known Use of magnetize

1801


MAGNETIZE Defined for English Language Learners

magnetize

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verb

Definition of magnetize for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (something) to become magnetic

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


MAGNETIZE Defined for Kids

magnetize

play
verb mag·ne·tize \ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz\

Definition of magnetize for Students

magnetized

;

magnetizing

  1. :  to cause to be magnetic


Medical Dictionary

magnetize

transitive verb mag·ne·tize
variants: also British

magnetise

\ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz\play

Medical Definition of magnetize

magnetized

also British

magnetised

;

magnetizing

also British

magnetising

  1. :  to induce magnetic properties in

magnetizable

also British

magnetisable

\-ˌtī-zə-bəl\play adjective


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