enchant


enchant
enchant late 14c., lit. and fig., from O.Fr. enchanter "bewitch, charm, cast a spell" (12c.), from L. incantare (see ENCHANTMENT (Cf. enchantment)). Or perhaps a back formation from enchantment. Related: Enchanting; enchantingly. Enchanted in weakened sense of "delighted" is from 1590s.

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  • Enchant — Платт и Фланеган (2005 год) …   Википедия

  • Enchant — may refer to: *Enchant (band), a progressive rock band * Enchant (album), a 2003 album by Emilie Autumn *Enchant (software), a spell checker enchant magical;wimsicalenchant magical:wimsical* …   Wikipedia

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  • enchant — [en chant′, enchänt′; inchant′, inchänt′] vt. [ME enchanten < OFr enchanter < L incantare, to bewitch < in (intens.) + cantare, sing: see CHANT] 1. to cast a spell over, as by magic; bewitch 2. to charm greatly; delight SYN. ATTRACT… …   English World dictionary

  • Enchant — En*chant , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enchanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enchanting}.] [F. enchanter, L. incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to sing. See {Chant}, and cf. {Incantation}.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enchant — charm, captivate, allure, fascinate, bewitch, *attract Analogous words: delight, rejoice, gladden, gratify, *please Antonyms: disenchant …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enchant — [v] delight, mesmerize allure, beguile, bewitch, captivate, carry away*, cast a spell on*, charm, delectate, draw, enamor, enrapture, ensorcell, enthrall, entice, entrance, fascinate, grab, gratify, hex, hypnotize, kill*, knock dead*, magnetize,… …   New thesaurus

  • enchant — ► VERB 1) delight; charm. 2) put under a spell. DERIVATIVES enchanter noun enchantment noun enchantress noun. ORIGIN French enchanter, from Latin cantare sing …   English terms dictionary

  • Enchant — Ed Platt 2005 Enchant ist eine Progressive Rockband aus den USA. Stilistisch wird Enchant mit Saga oder Marillion verglichen, ihr Stil ist dabei besonders melodiebasiert. Kennzeichnend an ihrer Musik sind zudem das virtuose Bassspiel von Ed Platt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • enchant — UK [ɪnˈtʃɑːnt] / US [ɪnˈtʃænt] verb [transitive] Word forms enchant : present tense I/you/we/they enchant he/she/it enchants present participle enchanting past tense enchanted past participle enchanted 1) to interest and attract someone very… …   English dictionary