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hypnotize

 [hip´no-tīz]
to induce hypnosis.
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hyp·no·tize

(hip'nō-tīz),
To induct a subject into hypnosis.
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hypnotize

(hĭp′nə-tīz′)
tr.v. hypno·tized, hypno·tizing, hypno·tizes
1. To put into a state of hypnosis.
2. To fascinate by or as if by hypnosis.

hyp′no·tiz′a·bil′i·ty n.
hyp′no·tiz′a·ble adj.
hyp′no·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
hyp′no·tiz′er n.
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hyp·no·tize

(hip'nŏ-tīz)
To induce hypnosis.
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hyp·no·tize

(hip'nŏ-tīz)
To induct someone into hypnosis.
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