Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To inspire with love; captivate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; -- with of, or with, before the person or thing

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  • verb To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; — with of, or with, before the person or thing; as, to be enamored with a lady; to be enamored of books or science.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English enamouren, from Old French enamourer : en-, causative pref.; see en– + amour, love; see amour.]

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Old French enamourer, enamorer; prefix en- (Latin in) + Old French & French amour ("love"), Latin amor. See amour, and confer inamorato.

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