- Enthrall is defined as to enslave someone or to completely take over someone's attention.
An example of to enthrall is for a magician to have a group of children excitedly watching his every move.
This child is enthralled by something she sees.
enthrall definition by Webster's New World
enthrall definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb en·thralled, en·thrall·ing, en·thralls
- To hold spellbound; captivate: The magic show enthralled the audience.
- To enslave.
Origin: Middle English, to put in bondage : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + thrall, slave; see thrall.
- en·thrallˈing·ly adverb
- en·thrallˈment noun