enthrall

Synonyms and related words:
absorb, absorb the attention, arrest, becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, carry away, cast a spell, catch, catch up, charm, delectate, delight, deprive of freedom, disenfranchise, disfranchise, dominate, enchant, engage, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enrapture, enravish, enslave, entrance, exercise, fascinate, freak out, grab, grip, hold, hold captive, hold down, hold in bondage, hold in captivity, hold in leash, hold in subjection, hold spellbound, hold the interest, hypnotize, immerse, imparadise, infatuate, intrigue, involve, involve the interest, keep down, keep under, knock dead, knock out, lead captive, make dependent, master, mesmerize, monopolize, obsess, occupy, occupy the attention, peonize, preoccupy, ravish, send, slay, spell, spellbind, subdue, subject, subjugate, subordinate, take captive, take up, thrill, tickle, tickle pink, titillate, transport, vamp, vassalize, witch, wow

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  • Enthrall — En*thrall , v. t. [Pref. en + thrall. Cf. {Inthrall}.] [Written also {enthral}.] To hold in thrall; to enslave. See {Inthrall}. [1913 Webster] The bars survive the captive they enthrall. Byron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enthrall — index coerce, commit (institutionalize), confine, constrain (imprison), detain (hold in custody) …   Law dictionary

  • enthrall — also enthral to hold in mental or moral bondage, 1570s, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) make, put in + THRALL (Cf. thrall). Literal sense is from 1610s. Related: Enthralled; enthralling …   Etymology dictionary

  • enthrall — [v] captivate absorb, beguile, bewitch, charm, enchant, engage, enrapture, enslave, entrance, fascinate, grab, grip, hold spellbound, hook, hypnotize, intrigue, mesmerize, preoccupy, rivet, spellbind, subdue, subject, subjugate; concepts 7,19,22… …   New thesaurus

  • enthrall — or enthral [en thrôl′, inthrôl′] vt. enthralled, enthralling [ME enthrallen: see EN 1 & THRALL] 1. Now Rare to make a slave of; enslave 2. to hold as if in a spell; captivate; fascinate enthrallment n. enthralment …   English World dictionary

  • enthrall — Inthrall In*thrall , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inthralled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inthralling}.] [Cf. {Enthrall}.] [Written also {inthral}, {enthral}, and {enthrall}.] To reduce to bondage or servitude; to make a thrall, slave, vassal, or captive of; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enthrall — verb hold spellbound (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑enchant, ↑enrapture, ↑transport, ↑ravish, ↑enthral, ↑delight • Ant: ↑disenchant ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • enthrall — enthraller, n. enthrallingly, adv. enthrallment, n. /en thrawl /, v.t. 1. to captivate or charm: a performer whose grace, skill, and virtuosity enthrall her audiences. 2. to put or hold in slavery; subjugate: to be enthralled by illusions and… …   Universalium

  • enthrall — or enthral transitive verb (enthralled; enthralling) Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century 1. to hold in or reduce to slavery 2. to hold spellbound ; charm • enthrallment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enthrall — verb a) To hold spellbound; to bewitch, charm or captivate. b) To make subservient; to enslave or subjugate …   Wiktionary

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