"captivate" Definition

  1. v. t. To take prisoner; to capture; to subdue.
  2. v. t. To acquire ascendancy over by reason of some art or attraction; to fascinate; to charm; as, Cleopatra captivated Antony; the orator captivated all hearts.
  3. p. a. Taken prisoner; made captive; insnared; charmed.

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Position in dictionary: 14743 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., p. a.,
Words that start with "captivate": 2
Words that end with "captivate": 1
Words that contain "captivate": 2
Next words in dictionary: captivated, captivating, captivation, captive, captived, captiving, captivity, captor, capture, captured
Previous words in dictionary: captiousness, captiously, captious, caption, captation, captainship, captainry, captaincy, captain, capsule

English Dictionary Definition of captivate

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