(noun, verb)


1. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates

Similar word(s): appeal, appealingness

Definition categories: attribute, attractiveness

2. a verbal formula believed to have magical force

- inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

Similar word(s): spell

Definition categories: communication, language, speech

3. something believed to bring good luck

Definition categories: man–made, object

4. (physics) one of the six flavors of quark

Definition categories: thought, flavor, flavour

Sentences with charm as a noun:

- a charm against evil

- It works like a charm.

- He had great personal charm.

- She tried to win him over with her charms.

- She wears a charm bracelet on her wrist.


1. attract; cause to be enamored

Similar word(s): becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, catch, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, trance

Definition categories: emotion, appeal, attract

2. control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

Similar word(s): becharm

Definition categories: social, command, control

3. protect through supernatural powers or charms

Definition categories: competition, protect

4. induce into action by using one's charm

- She charmed him into giving her all his money

Similar word(s): influence, tempt

Definition categories: communication, persuade

Sentences with charm as a verb:

- He charmed her with his dashing tales of his days as a sailor.

- After winning three games while wearing the chain, Dan began to think it had been charmed.

- She led a charmed life.