Enthrall meaning

ĕn-thrôl
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To make subservient; to enslave or subjugate.
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To make a slave of; enslave.
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To hold as if in a spell; captivate; fascinate.
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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.

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To hold spellbound; captivate.

The magic show enthralled us.

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To enslave.
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Origin of enthrall

  • Middle English to put in bondage en- causative pref. en–1 thrall slave thrall

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

  • en- + thrall ("to control another's mind, to enslave").

    From Wiktionary