To delude by guile, artifice, or craft; to deceive or impose on, as by a false statement; to lure.
- To deceive by guile; delude. See Synonyms at deceive.
- To take away from by or as if by guile; cheat: a disease that has beguiled me of strength.
- To distract the attention of; divert: "to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming” ( Abraham Lincoln).
- To pass (time) pleasantly.
- To amuse or charm; delight. See Synonyms at charm.