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English verb: magnetize

1. magnetize (change) make magnetic

SamplesThe strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

Antonymsdegauss, demagnetise, demagnetize

2. magnetize (communication) attract strongly, as if with a magnet

SamplesShe magnetized the audience with her tricks.

Synonymsbewitch, magnetise, mesmerise, mesmerize, spellbind

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

Broader (hypernym)charm, influence, tempt

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