from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make magnetic.
- transitive v. To attract, charm, or influence: a campaign speech that magnetized the crowd.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to make magnetic
- v. to attract, allure or entice (someone)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To communicate magnetic properties to; to make magnetic.
- transitive v. To attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to move; to influence.
- transitive v. To bring under the influence of animal magnetism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To communicate magnetic properties to: as, to magnetize a needle.
- To attract as if by a magnet; move; influence.
- To put under the influence of animal magnetism; mesmerize; hypnotize.
- To acquire magnetic properties; become magnetic: as, a bar of iron standing some time in an inclined position will magnetize. Also spelled magnetise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. attract strongly, as if with a magnet
- v. make magnetic
magnet + -ize (Wiktionary)