Meaning of “hypnotize” in the English Dictionary

"hypnotize" in British English

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hypnotizeverb

UK usually hypnotise uk /ˈhɪp.nə.taɪz/ us /ˈhɪp.nə.taɪz/

(Definition of “hypnotize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hypnotize" in American English

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hypnotizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈhɪp·nəˌtɑɪz/

to produce hypnosis in someone, or to completely influence someone:

The crowd sits hypnotized by Harper’s trumpet.

(Definition of “hypnotize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)