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English noun: trance

1. trance (state) a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation


Synonymsenchantment, spell


Broader (hypernym)mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state


Narrower (hyponym)captivation, fascination, possession

2. trance (cognition) a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep


Broader (hypernym)unconsciousness


Narrower (hyponym)ecstatic state, hypnotic trance, religious trance


English verb: trance

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


SamplesShe captured all the men's hearts.


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


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


Broader (hypernym)appeal, attract


Narrower (hyponym)hold, work









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