amaze definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at shock.
    • Obsolete To bewilder; perplex.
    • To bewilder; to stupefy; to create into a maze.
    • To confound, as by anxiety, wonder, extreme surprise; to overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly.
    • Bewilderment, as a result of anxiety, surprise, or wonder; amazement.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • resulting in great wonder or astonishment: a sight that amazes.
    • to-be astounded.
  • noun:
    • Amazement; question.
    • Astonishment; confusion; perplexity due to worry, shock, or wonder; amazement: utilized mainly in poetry.
  • others:
    • To confound with concern, unexpected shock, or question; confuse; perplex.
    • To hit with astonishment, surprise, or question; astonish; surprise: as, you amaze me; I became surprised locate him indeed there.
    • Synonyms shock, Astonish, an such like. (see shock); to confound, stagger, stupefy, dumfound.
    • To wonder; he amazed.
  • verb:
    • be a mystery or bewildering to
    • influence with question

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