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Verb: magnetise  'mag-ni,tIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: magnetize)
  1. Maintain the complete attention of (someone), e.g. because they are fascinated
    "She magnetised the audience with her tricks";
    - magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise [Brit], bewitch, spellbind, hypnotise [Brit], hypnotize
     
  2. (physics) make magnetic
    "The strong magnet magnetised the iron shavings";
    - magnetize

Derived forms: magnetised, magnetising, magnetises

Type of: alter, change, charm, influence, modify, tempt

Antonym: demagnetise [Brit]