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

     

    magnetize

     verb
    (British English also -ise)verb
    BrE BrE//ˈmæɡnətaɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæɡnətaɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they magnetize
    BrE BrE//ˈmæɡnətaɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæɡnətaɪz//
     
    he / she / it magnetizes
    BrE BrE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzɪz//
     
    past simple magnetized
    BrE BrE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzd//
     
    past participle magnetized
    BrE BrE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzd//
     
    -ing form magnetizing
    BrE BrE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæɡnətaɪzɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually passive] magnetize something (specialist) to make something metal behave like a magnet
  2. 2magnetize somebody to strongly attract somebody Cities have a powerful magnetizing effect on young people.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: magnetize