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Definition 1: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe - [verb of emotion]

Samples where fascinate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

Synonyms for fascinate in the sense of this definition

(fascinate is a kind of ...) excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of

Definition 2: attract; cause to be enamored - [verb of emotion]

Samples where fascinate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She captured all the men's hearts

Synonyms for fascinate in the sense of this definition

(fascinate is a kind of ...) be attractive to

"The idea of a vacation appeals to me" "The beautiful garden attracted many people"

(... is a kind of fascinate ) hold the attention of

"The soprano held the audience" "This story held our interest" "She can hold an audience spellbound"

(... is a kind of fascinate ) gratify and charm, usually in order to influence

"the political candidate worked the crowds"

Definition 3: cause to be interested or curious - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for fascinate in the sense of this definition

(fascinate is a kind of ...) be of importance or consequence

"This matters to me!"

(... is a kind of fascinate ) capture the attention or imagination of

"This story will grab you" "The movie seized my imagination"

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