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

2 senses of mesmerise

Sense 1
magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind -- (attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks")
       => charm, influence, tempt -- (induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money")

Sense 2
hypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmerise -- (induce hypnosis in)
       => sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise -- (cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation")

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