Definition of bewitch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bewitch

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//bɪˈwɪtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈwɪtʃ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bewitch
    BrE BrE//bɪˈwɪtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈwɪtʃ//
     
    he / she / it bewitches
    BrE BrE//bɪˈwɪtʃɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈwɪtʃɪz//
     
    past simple bewitched
    BrE BrE//bɪˈwɪtʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈwɪtʃt//
     
    past participle bewitched
    BrE BrE//bɪˈwɪtʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈwɪtʃt//
     
    -ing form bewitching
    BrE BrE//bɪˈwɪtʃɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈwɪtʃɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[often passive] bewitch somebody to attract or impress somebody so much that they cannot think in a sensible way He was completely bewitched by her beauty.
  2. 2bewitch somebody to put a magic spell on somebody
  3. synonym enchant
    Word Origin Middle English: from be- ‘thoroughly’ + witch.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bewitch