under a spell

Definition of under a spell

:affected by magic
  • She felt like she was under a spell.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

spell play
  1. : to read slowly and with difficulty

  2. : to find out by study : come to understand

  3. : to name the letters of in order

  1. : a spoken word or form of words held to have magic power

  2. : a state of enchantment

  3. : a strong compelling influence or attraction

  1. : to put under a spell

  1. : a shift of workers

  2. : one's turn at work

  3. : a period spent in a job or occupation

  1. : to take the place of for a time : relieve

  2. : rest

  3. : to work in turns


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