Definitions of magic

  1. an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
  2. Sleight of hand.
  3. The pretended art of working by power over the hidden forces of nature or by the assistance of supernatural beings; sorcery; witchcraft; enchantment; any hidden or secret power; as, the magic of beauty.
  4. Enchantment; sorcery; jugglery.
  5. Any supposed supernatural art; necromancy.
  6. The pretended art of bringing into action the agency of supernatural beings; a wonderful effect produced in some mysterious way; sorcery; witchcraft. Natural magic, the art of employing the powers of nature to produce effects apparently supernatural.
  7. The pretended art or science of working by the aid or power of spirits; sorcery; enchantment; the secret operation of natural causes, as natural magic.
  8. possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; " charming incantations"; " magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; " a magical spell"; " 'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; " wizard wands"; " wizardly powers"
  9. A comprehensive name for all of the pretended arts which claim to produce effects by the assistance of supernatural beings, or departed spirits, or by a mastery of secret forces in nature attained by a study of occult science, including enchantment, conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, necromancy, incantation, etc.
  10. Alt. of Magical
  11. Pertaining to, produced by, or exercising more than, human power; enchanted.
  12. Magical.
  13. Magic, magical.
  14. Of the nature of magic; having magical power; magical.
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