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

Derived forms: magnetizes, magnetized, magnetizing

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

Antonym: demagnetise [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Magnetize