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English noun: charm

1. charm (attribute) attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates


SamplesHis smile was part of his appeal to her.


Synonymsappeal, appealingness


Broader (hypernym)attractiveness


Narrower (hyponym)siren call, siren song, winsomeness

2. charm (communication) a verbal formula believed to have magical force


SamplesHe whispered a spell as he moved his hands.
Inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese.


Synonymsmagic spell, magical spell, spell


Broader (hypernym)language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication


Narrower (hyponym)conjuration, curse, hex, incantation, jinx, whammy

3. charm (artifact) something believed to bring good luck


Synonymsgood luck charm


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object


Narrower (hyponym)amulet, fetich, fetish, hoodoo, juju, talisman, voodoo

4. charm (cognition) (physics) one of the six flavors of quark


Broader (hypernym)flavor, flavour


Domain categoryhigh energy physics, high-energy physics, particle physics


English verb: charm

1. charm (emotion) attract; cause to be enamored


SamplesShe captured all the men's hearts.


ExamplesSam cannot charm Sue , The performance is likely to charm Sue


Synonymsbecharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, catch, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, trance


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)appeal, attract


Narrower (hyponym)hold, work

2. charm (social) control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft


Synonymsbecharm


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)command, control


Narrower (hyponym)bewitch, enchant, glamour, hex, jinx, witch

3. charm (competition) protect through supernatural powers or charms


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)protect

4. charm (communication) induce into action by using one's charm


SamplesShe charmed him into giving her all his money.


ExamplesThey charm him into writing the letter


Synonymsinfluence, tempt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something


Broader (hypernym)persuade


Narrower (hyponym)bewitch, magnetise, magnetize, mesmerise, mesmerize, spellbind









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