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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 previewBuilding a New Community Psychology of Mental Health (2017)

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 ...

Google previewUniversity Engagement With Socially Excluded Communities (2012)

by Paul Benneworth

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

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 previewAn 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA Directory for the Navigation of the Indian Ocean (1866)

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 ...

Google previewA New and Complete History of the Old Testament (1738)

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 ...

Google previewCobbey's Annotated Statutes of Nebraska ... (1903)

by Nebraska

n case a debt is lost by its negligence the amaze is the actual loss. Omaha Nail.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

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 ...

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 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 previewA Dictionary of the Language of Shakspeare (1868)

by Swynfen Jervis

To Amaze. To perplex; to alarm ; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough

Amaze, v. a. Stoë8587&nder 8)", ...

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') ...

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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.

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