verb (used with object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing.
verb (used without object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing.
Origin of amaze
Examples from the Web for amaze
They still had the $81 million that has to amaze everybody on all sides of the issue.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Daniel Radcliffe may not be Harry Potter anymore but he continues to amaze us with magic.Harry Potter Raps, The Catcalls Heard ‘Round the World and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“These words astonish me as much as they amaze you,” he said.The Iranian Islamic Fundamentalist’s Handbook on Sex in the West|IranWire|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There's always pressure, whether it's a new film or whether it's a sequel, to entertain and amaze an audience.James Cameron on How to Find Flight MH370, Climate Change, Leonardo DiCaprio, and More|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lady Gaga Experiments with Rotten Teeth: Lady Gaga never ceases to amaze with her bizarre fashion choices.Lady Gaga Experiments with Rotten Teeth; Kerry Washington Plays a Realistic Michelle Obama|The Fashion Beast Team|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The advances it's made fill one with amaze and admiration; but why is there still disease?What Not|Rose Macaulay
When the truth dawned upon him, amaze and disappointment changed his mobile face, and then came mirth.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
The old man ceased speaking to puff dense volumes of smoke from his pipe, and Isaac Rice gazed at him in wonder and amaze.Corporal 'Lige's Recruit|James Otis
The young fellow who had been following a beaten path paused in amaze.A Little Girl in Old Quebec|Amanda Millie Douglas
Hermas entered the house at once; nothing could amaze him to-day.The Blue Flower, and Others|Henry van Dyke
British Dictionary definitions for amaze
Word Origin for amaze
Word Origin and History for amaze
early 13c., amasian "stupefy, make crazy," from a-, probably used here as an intensive prefix, + -masian, related to maze (q.v.). Sense of "overwhelm with wonder" is from 1580s. Related: Amazed; amazing.