transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to make into a magnet; give magnetic properties to (steel, iron, etc.)
- Archaic hypnotize (sense )
- to attract or charm (a person), often in an almost hypnotic way
to become magnetic
transitive verbmag·net·ized, mag·net·iz·ing, mag·net·iz·es
- To make magnetic.
- To attract, charm, or influence: a campaign speech that magnetized the crowd.
(third-person singular simple present magnetizes, present participle magnetizing, simple past and past participle magnetized)
magnet +"Ž -ize