maze definition

  • noun:
    • An intricate, frequently complicated network of interconnecting paths, like in a yard; a labyrinth.
    • A physical circumstance for which it is easy to get lost: a maze of bureaucratic divisions.
    • A graphic puzzle, the clear answer of which is an uninterrupted course through an intricate pattern of line sections from a starting suggest an objective.
    • One thing contains many unclear or conflicting elements; a tangle: a maze of federal government regulations.
    • A labyrinth; a puzzle comprising a complicated system of paths or passages, the goal of which is discover an individual's means.
    • One thing comprised of numerous disoriented or contradictory elements; a tangle.
    • Confusion of thought; perplexity; doubt; condition of bewilderment.
    • A wild fancy; a confused notion.
    • Confusion of thought; perplexity; anxiety; condition of bewilderment.
    • A confusing and baffling system, at the time of routes or passages; an intricacy; a labyrinth.
    • A complex and complicated system or group of principles that creates bwilderment.
    • Confusion of thought; perplexity; doubt; bewilderment.
    • any such thing meant to confuse or mislead; a snare; a deception.
    • A wild fancy; a confused idea; one.
    • A baffling and complicated network of paths or passages; a labyrinth: as, the maze of Hampton legal in England; a winding and turning; ergo, a perplexed or embarrassing condition of things; intricate condition; entanglement: since, he found affairs all in a maze.
    • ponder; matter-of question or interest.
    • A variant of mease, 1.
    • complex system of routes or tunnels by which it is possible to wander off
    • one thing jumbled or perplexed
  • verb-transitive:
    • Chiefly Southern U.S. To bewilder or astonish.
    • Chiefly Southern U.S. To stupefy; daze. See Regional Note at possum.
    • To perplex greatly; to bewilder; to astonish and confuse; to astonish.
  • verb:
    • to amaze, astonish, bewilder
    • to daze, stupefy, or confuse someone
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-be bewildered.
  • others:
    • To confuse; bewilder; amaze; especially, to confuse by intricacy.
    • To be bewildered, perplexed, or puzzled.
    • To wind intricately.

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