Captivate

Definition of Captivate

Cap´ti`vate
v. t.1.To take prisoner; to capture; to subdue.
[imp. & p. p. Captivated; p. pr. & vb. n. Captivating.]
Their woes whom fortune captivates.
- Shak.
2.To acquire ascendancy over by reason of some art or attraction; to fascinate; to charm; as, Cleopatra captivated Antony; the orator captivated all hearts.
p. a.1.Taken prisoner; made captive; insnared; charmed.
Women have been captivate ere now.
- Shak.

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