Bewitch Definition

bewitched, bewitches, bewitching
bewitched, bewitches, bewitching
To place under one's power by magic; cast a spell over.
American Heritage
To use witchcraft or magic on; cast a spell over.
Webster's New World
To captivate completely; fascinate.
American Heritage
To attract and delight irresistibly; enchant; fascinate; charm.
Webster's New World

To cast a spell on someone or something.


Origin of Bewitch

  • Middle English biwicchen probably bi- be- wicchen (from Old English wiccian) (from wicce witch) (or wicca sorcerer) weg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English bewicchen, equivalent to be- +‎ witch.

    From Wiktionary

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