Definition and Meanings for charms

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Part of Speech of charms

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of charms

f. charme, fr. l. carmen song, verse, incantation, for casmen, akin to skr. , , a laudatory song, from a root signifying to praise, to sing cf. f. charmer. see charm, n.pos

Meaning of charms


as noun

  • a melody; a song.
  • a word or combination of words sung or spoken in the practice of magic; a magical combination of words, characters, etc.; an incantation.
  • that which exerts an irresistible power to please and attract; that which fascinates; any alluring quality.
  • anything worn for its supposed efficacy to the wearer in averting ill or securing good fortune.
  • any small decorative object worn on the person, as a seal, a key, a silver whistle, or the like. bunches of charms are often worn at the watch chain.
  • a property of certain quarks which may take the value of +1, -1 or 0.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

  • to make music upon; to tune.
  • to subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence; to affect by magic.
  • to subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.
  • to attract irresistibly; to delight exceedingly; to enchant; to fascinate.
  • to protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences; as, a charmed life.

as intransitive verb

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