hypnotize

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  • hypnotise (Commonwealth, not OED or Canada)

Etymology[edit]

Derived from hypnot(ic) +‎ -ize (verbal derivational suffix).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪpnətaɪ̯z/

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hypnotize (third-person singular simple present hypnotizes, present participle hypnotizing, simple past and past participle hypnotized)

  1. (transitive) To induce a state of hypnosis in.

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