Definitions of charm

  1. To act as a charm.
  2. To captivate; fascinate; delight; be fascinating.
  3. To influence by magic; give exquisite delight to.
  4. To influence by a charm: to subdue by secret influence: to enchant: to delight: to allure.
  5. To enchant; delight.
  6. To use magic arts or occult power; to make use of charms.
  7. To act as, or produce the effect of, a charm; to please greatly; to be fascinating.
  8. To make a musical sound.
  9. To work by magic powers.
  10. attract; cause to be enamored; " She captured all the men's hearts"
  11. To subdue or control; to exercise irresistible power over; to please or delight greatly; to yield exquisite pleasure to the mind or senses; to fortify against evil.
  12. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; " his smile was part of his appeal to her"
  13. something believed to bring good luck
  14. a verbal formula believed to have magical force; " he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; " inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
  15. A melody; a song.
  16. A word or combination of words sung or spoken in the practice of magic; a magical combination of words, characters, etc.; an incantation.
  17. That which exerts an irresistible power to please and attract; that which fascinates; any alluring quality.
  18. Anything worn for its supposed efficacy to the wearer in averting ill or securing good fortune.
  19. Any small decorative object worn on the person, as a seal, a key, a silver whistle, or the like. Bunches of charms are often worn at the watch chain.
  20. To make music upon; to tune.
  21. To subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence; to affect by magic.
  22. To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.
  23. To attract irresistibly; to delight exceedingly; to enchant; to fascinate.
  24. To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences; as, a charmed life.
  25. A spell or enchantment; that which causes admiration; a trinket; as, a watch charm.
  26. A spell: something thought to possess hidden power or influence: that which can please irresistibly.
  27. A magic spell; fascination; beauty.
  28. Charming.
  29. The power of alluring or delighting; winsomeness; fascination; beauty.
  30. Charmer.
  31. Words, philters, characters acting as a spell; any spell or enchantment which acts by some magic power; that which has irresistibly pleasing and attractive power.
  32. Words, figures, or things supposed to possess some hidden or mysterious power; anything supposed to possess a magic power or spell; that which can subdue or delight.