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Definition of the noun amaze
What does amaze mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: amazes
- [context: now poetic] Amazement, astonishment. [definition from 16th c.]
Definition of the verb amaze
What does amaze mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: amazed | amazing | amazes
- affect with wonder
- examples: Your ability to speak six languages amazes me! | The good news will amaze her | The performance is likely to amaze Sue
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] The clown amused [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown amused the children [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] [Adjective] That movie bored me silly [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] with [Oblique] The clown amused the children with his antics [Cause, genitive]'s [Oblique] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown's antics amused the children [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Adverb] Little children amuse easily
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abash, affect, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, alarm, alienate, amuse, anger, annoy, antagonize, appall, appease, arouse, assuage, astonish, astound, awe, baffle, befuddle, beguile, bewilder, bewitch, boggle, bore, bother, bug, calm, captivate, chagrin, charm, cheer, chill, comfort, concern, confound, confuse, console, content, convince, cow, crush, cut, daunt, daze, dazzle, deject, delight, demolish, demoralize, depress, devastate, disappoint, disarm, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, disgrace, disgruntle, disgust, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dispirit, displease, disquiet, dissatisfy, distract, distress, disturb, divert, dumbfound, elate, electrify, embarrass, embolden, enchant, encourage, enervate, engage, engross, enlighten, enliven, enrage, enrapture, entertain, enthrall, enthuse, entice, entrance, exasperate, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, fascinate, fatigue, faze, flabbergast, flatter, floor, fluster, frighten, frustrate, gall, galvanize, gladden, gratify, grieve, harass, harm, haunt, hearten, horrify, humble, humiliate, hurt, hypnotize, impair, impress, incense, inflame, infuriate, inspire, insult, interest, intimidate, intoxicate, intrigue, invigorate, irk, irritate, jade, jar, jollify, jolt, lull, madden, menace, mesmerize, miff, molest, mollify, mortify, move, muddle, mystify, nauseate, nettle, numb, obsess, occupy, offend, outrage, overawe, overwhelm, pacify, pain, peeve, perplex, perturb, pester, pique, placate, plague, please, preoccupy, provoke, puzzle, quench, rankle, ravish, reassure, recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, relax, relieve, repel, repulse, revitalize, revolt, rile, roil, ruffle, sadden, satiate, satisfy, scandalize, scare, shake, shame, shock, sicken, sober, solace, soothe, spellbind, spook, stagger, startle, stimulate, sting, stir, strike, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, tantalize, taunt, tease, tempt, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thrill, throw, tickle, tire, titillate, torment, torture, touch, transfix, transport, trouble, try, unnerve, unsettle, uplift, upset, vex, weary, worry, wound, wow.
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of amaze: astonish / astound
- more generic word: surprise = cause to be surprised
- more specific word: dazzle = amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill
- be a mystery or bewildering to
- examples: The bad news will amaze him | The good news will amaze her
- syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of amaze: baffle / beat / bewilder / dumbfound / flummox / get / gravel / mystify / nonplus / perplex / pose / puzzle / stick / stupefy / vex
- more generic words: bedevil / befuddle / confound / confuse / discombobulate / fox / fuddle / throw = be confusing or perplexing to
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the verb amaze
- [obsolete] To stupefy; to knock unconscious. [definition 13th-17th c.]
- [obsolete] To terrify, to fill with panic. [definition 16th-18th c.]
- To fill with wonder and surprise; to astonish, astound, surprise or perplex. [definition from 16th c.]
AMAZE is an Aviation waypoint.
- also known as waypoint AMAZE, AMAZE waypoint, fix AMAZE, AMAZE fix
"Amaze" is a video game.
- genre: Action game
- released on (26 years ago)
- Amaze is a technology developed by Deque Systems that uses overlays to make a website accessible to people with disabilities without touching the site’s code. Amaze is being used as part of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs web accessibility remediation plan.
- developer: Deque Systems
- genre: Computer accessibility
- Amaze is a musical artist.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amaze
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Spaces, Places, People and Activities by Carl Walker, Angie Hart, Paul Hanna
The utility of an organisation like Amaze is that it implicitly understands well-being not as a set of entities ...
by Paul Benneworth
Amaze is a charity that offers independent information, advice and support to ...
by Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, Ingo Plag
For example, parent is a noun, but parental is an adjective that just means ' pertaining to parents'; amaze is a verb, but amazement is a noun that denotes the 'process or result of amazing';. The other use of the term designates a change such ...
Tangle Art (2013)
A Meditative Drawing Kit by Beckah Krahula
Amaze is a meander- Practice each.
An Universal History (1781)
From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time
Amaze is a large tree, and grows like a pyramid; the fruit is full of white pith, with the taste of tartar, and of hard kernels, like the pine-apple. Tavevoule is a tree whose leaves are narrow and long, without stalks, grow round, and appear to be ...
The India Directory, Or, Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies, China, Australia, and the Interjacent Ports of Africa and South America (1841)
Comp. Chiefly from Original Journals of the Honourable Company's Ships, and from Observations and Remarks, Resulting from the Experience of Twenty-one Years in the Navigation of Those Seas by James Horsburgh
The GAD AMAZE is the outermost cluster of breaking reefs, upwards of 2 miles in extent, in latitude 20° 15' N. They are about 16 miles S.W. by W. (true) from Marram; and between them and the north-western extremity of the extensive Outer ...
With Descriptions of Its Coasts, Islands, Etc., from the Cape of Good Hope to the Strait of Sunda and Western Australia : Including Also the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, the Winds, Monsoons, and Currents, and the Passages from Europe to Its Various Ports by Alexander G. Findlay
The Gad Amaze is the outermost cluster of breaking reefs, upwards of 2 miles in extent, in lat. 20" 15' N. They are about 16 miles S.W. by W. from Marram ; and between them and the north-western extremity of the extensive Outer reefs to the ...
by John Campbell
All Amaze is a Confusion in the Spirits, which operates of more or less, according as they are agitated, which is the Reason, why Joy and Grief work alike, on the Pa. wo tient and Produce nearly the same Efie&ts. We have a remarkable Story to ...
n case a debt is lost by its negligence the amaze is the actual loss. Omaha Nail.
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
AMAZE—AMAZON. lagoons that separate the n.e. part of the island from the mainland. The harbor constructed by the Anglo-Ionian government is protected by a. mole, at the end of which is a lighthouse. It is fit only for small craft. A. derives its ...
The Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)
More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein
amaze; astonish; astound; awe; dazzle; dumbfound; flabbergast; overpower; ...
by Eliah Chakanetsa Kapezi
Shambirayi swim Shamisa amaze (singular) Shamisayi amaze Shamisira showoff Shamisirayi show off (plural) ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
amaze; surprise greatly, an astonishing adj. ast*on'ish* ing'ly adv. as*ton'ish*rnent n. • shock, astound, stun, stagger, an astonishing see amazing (AMAZE), astonishingly see amazingly (AMAZE), ...
by Swynfen Jervis
To Amaze. To perplex; to alarm ; ...
Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough
Amaze, v. a. Stoë8587&nder 8)", ...
anoun, plural amebas amaze verb To fill with surprise; astonish: The speed of the jet plane amazed us. a-maze (a maz') ...
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Video shows what amaze means. To stupefy; to knock unconscious.. To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze.. To terrify, to fill with panic.. amaze ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1Z10E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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