Fascinate Definition

Define what is Fascinate?

1. fascinate, intrigue (verb)

cause to be interested or curious.

    Synonyms: intrigue
    Hypernyms

    matter to, interest verb
    be of importance or consequence.

    Hyponyms

    grab, seize verb
    capture the attention or imagination of.

    2. spellbind, transfix, fascinate, grip (verb)

    to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe.

    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra.
    Synonyms: spellbind, transfix, grip
    Hypernyms

    interest verb
    excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of.

    3. trance, entrance, enamour, enamor, charm, captivate, bewitch, capture, enchant, beguile, becharm, fascinate, catch (verb)

    attract; cause to be enamored.

    • She captured all the men's hearts.
    Hypernyms

    attract, appeal verb
    be attractive to.

    Hyponyms

    hold verb
    hold the attention of.

    work verb
    gratify and charm, usually in order to influence.

    Nearby Terms

    fascinated (adjective satellite)
    having your attention fixated as though by a spell

    fascinating (adjective satellite)
    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    fascinatingly (adverb)
    in a fascinating manner

    fascination (noun)
    the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)

    Fasciola (noun)
    a genus of Fasciolidae

    Fasciola hepatica (noun)
    flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans

    fascioliasis (noun)
    infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot

    Fasciolidae (noun)
    a family of Trematoda

    fasciolopsiasis (noun)
    infestation with the large intestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski; common in eastern Asia

    Fasciolopsis (noun)
    a genus of Fasciolidae

    Fasciolopsis buski (noun)
    fluke that is parasitic on humans and swine; common in eastern Asia

    fasciolosis (noun)
    infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot

    fascism (noun)
    a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)

    fascist (noun)
    an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views

    fascista (noun)
    an Italian fascist under Mussolini