- An example of enchant is a witch putting two people under a love spell.
- An example of enchant is a beautiful and graceful woman walking into a room of single men.
Enchant is defined as to cast a spell on, or to delight someone.
- to cast a spell over, as by magic; bewitch
- to charm greatly; delight
Origin of enchantMiddle English enchanten from Old French enchanter from Classical Latin incantare, to bewitch from in- (intens.) + cantare, sing: see chant
transitive verben·chant·ed, en·chant·ing, en·chants
- To cast a spell over; bewitch.
- To attract and delight; entrance. See Synonyms at charm.
Origin of enchantMiddle English enchanten from Old French enchanter from Latin incantāre to utter an incantation, cast a spell in- against ; see en- 1. cantāre to sing frequentative of canere ; see kan- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present enchants, present participle enchanting, simple past and past participle enchanted)