Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun charm

4 senses of charm

Sense 1
appeal, appealingness, charm -- (attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her")
       => attractiveness -- (sexual allure)

Sense 2
spell, magic spell, magical spell, charm -- (a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese")
       => speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication -- ((language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets")

Sense 3
charm, good luck charm -- (something believed to bring good luck)
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 4
charm -- ((physics) one of the six flavors of quark)
       => flavor, flavour -- ((physics) the six kinds of quarks)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb charm

4 senses of charm

Sense 1
capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant -- (attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts")
       => attract, appeal -- (be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people")

Sense 2
charm, becharm -- (control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft)
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 3
charm -- (protect through supernatural powers or charms)
       => protect -- (shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain")

Sense 4
charm, influence, tempt -- (induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money")
       => persuade -- (cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!")

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