amaze

[ uh-meyz ]
/ əˈmeɪz /
See synonyms for: amaze / amazed / amazes / amazing on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing.

to overwhelm with surprise or sudden wonder; astonish greatly.
Obsolete. to bewilder; perplex.

verb (used without object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing.

to cause amazement: a new art show that delights and amazes.

noun

Archaic. amazement.

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Origin of amaze

First recorded before 1000; Middle English amasen,Old English āmasian “to confuse, stun, astonish.” See a-3, maze

synonym study for amaze

1. See surprise.
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British Dictionary definitions for amaze

amaze
/ (əˈmeɪz) /

verb (tr)

to fill with incredulity or surprise; astonish
an obsolete word for bewilder

noun

an archaic word for amazement

Word Origin for amaze

Old English āmasian
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