Enrapture

  • 1 Enrapture — En*rap ture (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enraptured} (?; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. {Enrapturing}.] To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure; to enravish. Shenstone. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 enrapture — 1740, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) + RAPTURE (Cf. rapture). Related: Enraptured …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 enrapture — transport, ravish, entrance Analogous words: rejoice, delight, gladden, *please, gratify: charm, enchant, captivate, fascinate, *attract …

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  • 4 enrapture — [v] captivate allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, charm, delight, elate, enamor, enchant, enthrall, entrance, fascinate, gladden, gratify, please, ravish, rejoice, score, send, spellbind, transport; concepts 7,22 Ant. disgust, displease, offend,… …

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  • 5 enrapture — ► VERB ▪ give intense pleasure to. DERIVATIVES enrapt adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 enrapture — [enrav′ishen rap′chər, inrap′chər] vt. enraptured, enrapturing to fill with great pleasure or delight; entrance; enchant: also enravish [enrav′ish] …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 enrapture — transitive verb (enraptured; enrapturing) Date: 1740 to fill with delight …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 enrapture — enrapturedly, adv. /en rap cheuhr/, v.t., enraptured, enrapturing. to move to rapture; delight beyond measure: We were enraptured by her singing. [1730 40; EN 1 + RAPTURE] Syn. enthrall, transport, entrance, enchant. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 enrapture — verb To fill with great delight or joy; to fascinate. Her song enraptured the audience with vivid images of the Scandinavian landscapes. See Also: rapture …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 enrapture — Synonyms and related words: allure, attract, becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, carry away, cast a spell, charm, delectate, delight, draw on, elate, enamor, enchant, endear, enravish, enthrall, entrance, fascinate, freak out, gladden, gratify …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 enrapture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. transport, enravish, entrance, enchant; please, delight, charm, captivate, bewitch. See pleasure. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. enchant, entrance, allure, delight; see charm 1 , fascinate . III (Roget s… …

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  • 12 enrapture — [[t]ɪnræ̱ptʃə(r)[/t]] enraptures, enrapturing, enraptured VERB If something or someone enraptures you, you think they are wonderful or fascinating. [LITERARY] [V n] The place at once enraptured me... [V ed] The 20,000 strong audience listened,… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 enrapture — en rap·ture || tʃə v. excite, delight, fill with happiness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 enrapture — verb give intense pleasure to. Derivatives enrapt adjective …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 enrapture — v. a. Enchant, entrance, enravish, transport, beatify, delight surpassingly …

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  • 16 enrapture — verb enraptured by the music Syn: delight, enchant, captivate, charm, enthrall, entrance, bewitch, beguile, transport, thrill, excite, exhilarate, intoxicate, take someone s breath away; informal bowl over, blow someone s mind; literary ravish …

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  • 17 enrapture — v transport, entrance, enchant, fascinate, captivate, charm, bewitch, spellbind, enthrall; overjoy, gladden, gratify, thrill, rejoice, delight, excite, S/.send, Sl. blow [s.o. s] mind, Sl. turn [s.o.] on …

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  • 18 enrapture — en·rap·ture …

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  • 19 enrapture — en•rap•ture [[t]ɛnˈræp tʃər[/t]] v. t. tured, tur•ing to move to rapture; delight beyond measure • Etymology: 1730–40 en•rap′tured•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 enrapture — /ɛnˈræptʃə / (say en rapchuh), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (enraptured, enrapturing) to move to rapture; delight beyond measure …

    Australian English dictionary


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