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

3 senses of fascinate

Sense 1
intrigue, fascinate -- (cause to be interested or curious)
       => matter to, interest -- (be of importance or consequence; "This matters to me!")

Sense 2
fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind -- (to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra")
       => interest -- (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)

Sense 3
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")

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