Synonyms of magic in English:

magic


See definition of magic

noun

1‘do you believe in magic?’

SYNONYMS

sorcery, witchcraft, wizardry, necromancy, enchantment, spellworking, incantation, the supernatural, occultism, the occult, black magic, the black arts, devilry, divination, malediction, voodoo, hoodoo, sympathetic magic, white magic, witching, witchery

charm, hex, spell, jinx

North American mojo, orenda

NZ makutu

South African informal muti

rare sortilege, thaumaturgy, theurgy

2‘he does magic at children's parties’

SYNONYMS

conjuring tricks, sleight of hand, legerdemain, illusion, prestidigitation, deception, trickery, juggling

informal jiggery-pokery

3‘the magic of the stage’

SYNONYMS

allure, allurement, attraction, excitement, enchantment, entrancement, fascination, charm, glamour, magnetism, enticement

ANTONYMS

dullness

4‘a taste of soccer magic’

SYNONYMS

skill, skilfulness, brilliance, ability, accomplishment, adeptness, competence, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, aptitude, expertise, expertness, art, finesse, experience, professionalism, talent, cleverness, smartness

ANTONYMS

clumsiness, incompetence


adjective

1‘a magic spell’

SYNONYMS

supernatural, enchanted, occult, Druidical

rare necromantic, thaumaturgic, thaumaturgical, sorcerous

2‘a magic place’

SYNONYMS

fascinating, captivating, charming, glamorous, magical, enchanting, entrancing, spellbinding, magnetic, irresistible, hypnotic

3‘we had a magic time’


Phrases

    magic bullet

      ‘there is no magic bullet for successful innovation’

      SYNONYMS

      solution, answer, resolution, way out

      informal

      remedy, antidote, cure, nostrum, panacea

      informal

      quick fix