To fascinate someone is to captivate their attention. They might be fascinated by the way you speak, or the way you dress.

  • The film was so fascinating that I didn't want to leave the theater.

  • The book is so fascinating that I couldn't put it down.

Definition of fascinates


cause to be interested or curious




to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe


grip, spellbind, transfix


attract; cause to be enamored


becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, catch, charm, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, trance

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Example Sentences for fascinates

  • 1

    The beauty of the language and the genteel charm it evokes is fascinating.

  • 2

    As a child, Mike was fascinated by the entrancing power of rhythm.

  • 3

    It is the fascination with vampire.

  • 4

    That is part of the fascination of the magic.

  • 5

    The fascination with dancing was fabricated.

  • 6

    The story is absorving and fascinating.

  • 7

    The vastness of the universe is fascinating.

  • 8

    They will both appall and fascinate.

  • 9

    Arjunas fascinate cheering crowd.

  • 10

    It was horrifying and fascinating at the same time.