Simple Definition of amaze
: to surprise and sometimes confuse (someone) very much : to fill (someone) with wonder
Examples of amaze in a sentence
He has amazed audiences around the world with his magic tricks.
It amazes me that no one noticed the error.
Her garden's beauty never fails to amaze.
Origin of amaze
Middle English amasen, from Old English āmasian, from ā- (perfective prefix) + *masian to confuse — more at abide
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of amaze
Definition of amaze
First Known Use of amaze
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Definition of amaze for Students
: to surprise or puzzle very much <His skill with the ball amazed us.>
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