Be·witch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewitched p. pr. & vb. n. Bewitching.]
1. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery.
See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm
Is like a blasted sapling withered up. --Shak.
2. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant.
The charms of poetry our souls bewitch. --Dryden.
Syn: -- To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance.
v 1: attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's
hearts" [syn: capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm,
enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate,
2: attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the
audience with her tricks" [syn: magnetize, mesmerize,
mesmerise, magnetise, spellbind]
3: cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone
or something [syn: hex, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx]