Gratify vs Enchant - What's the difference?

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Gratify is a related term of enchant.


As verbs the difference between gratify and enchant

is that gratify is to please while enchant is to attract and delight, to charm.

gratify

English

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To please.
  • To make content, to satisfy.
  • Synonyms

    * gladden, queem

    Derived terms

    * gratification * gratifying

    Antonyms

  • To anger, disquiet, fluster, intimidate, or any of the like
  • enchant

    English

    Alternative forms

    * enchaunt (obsolete) * inchant (obsolete) * inchaunt (obsolete)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To attract and delight, to charm.
  • * 2012 October 31, David M. Halbfinger, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/nyregion/new-jersey-continues-to-cope-with-hurricane-sandy.html?hp]," New York Times (retrieved 31 October 2012):
  • New Jersey was reeling on Wednesday from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which has caused catastrophic flooding here in Hoboken and in other New York City suburbs, destroyed entire neighborhoods across the state and wiped out iconic boardwalks in shore towns that had enchanted generations of vacationgoers.
  • To cast a spell over.
  • * 2009 , Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary , Paizo Publishing, ISBN 978-1-60125-183-1, page 241
  • With the aid of his eponymous pipes, a satyr is capable of weaving a wide variety of melodic spells designed to enchant others and bring them in line with his capricious desires.

    Derived terms

    * enchanted * enchanter * enchanting * enchantment * enchantress