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Definition of the noun amaze

What does amaze mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amazes

  1. [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

  1. affect with wonder
  2. be a mystery or bewildering to

Alternative definition of the verb amaze


  1. [obsolete] To stupefy; to knock unconscious. [definition 13th-17th c.]
  2. [obsolete] To terrify, to fill with panic. [definition 16th-18th c.]
  3. 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)


  1. 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
  2. Amaze is a musical artist.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amaze

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Google previewUniversity Engagement With Socially Excluded Communities (2012)

by Paul Benneworth

Amaze is a charity that offers independent information, advice and support to ...

Google previewOne Zentangle A Day (2012)

A 6-Week Course in Creative Drawing for Relaxation, Inspiration, and Fun by Beckah Krahula

Amaze is a meandering tangle created from a meandering line that never crosses itself. Flux is one stroke repeated several times. The key to success when drawing Mooka is to slow down. Be deliberate in where you are moving the pen.

Google previewTangle Art Pack (2015)

A Meditative Drawing Book and Sketchpad - Adapted from the Best-Selling Book One Zentangle A Day by Beckah Krahula

Amaze is a meandering tangle created from a meandering line that never crosses itself. Flux is one stroke repeated several times. The key to success when drawing Mooka is to slow down. Be deliberate in where you are moving the pen.

Google previewThe Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology (2015)

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 ...

Google previewTangle Art (2013)

A Meditative Drawing Kit by Beckah Krahula

Amaze is a meander- Practice each.

Google previewThe 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; ...

Google previewShona-English Name Dictionary (2013)

by Eliah Chakanetsa Kapezi

Shambirayi swim Shamisa amaze (singular) Shamisayi amaze Shamisira showoff Shamisirayi show off (plural) ...

Google previewWebster's II Children's Dictionary (2003)

anoun, plural amebas amaze verb To fill with surprise; astonish: The speed of the jet plane amazed us. a-maze (a maz') ...

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

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), ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

To put into perplexity : Go, heav'nly pair, and with your dazzling virtues, Your courage, truth, your innocence and love, Amaze and charm mankind. Smitn. Amaze,/ [from the verb amaze.} Astonishment; confusion, either of fear or wonder. Vol. 1.

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Usage statistics about amaze

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Quotes about Amaze

It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own. (Marcus Aurelius)
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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.

Anagrams of AMAZE

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