Examples of maze in a Sentence
I'm completely mazed by the multitude of plans for health insurance.
Origin and Etymology of maze
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsaddle, baffle, bamboozle, beat, befog, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, buffalo, confound, discombobulate, disorient, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, confuse, muddle, muddy, mystify, perplex, pose, puzzle, vex
Related Wordsstick, stump, weird out; abash, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, stun, unhinge, unsettle, upset; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, misguide, mislead, snow, string along, take in, trick
Near Antonymsassure, reassure, satisfy; enlighten, inform
Definition of maze
- a maze of regulations
mazelikeplay \-ˌlīk\ adjective
Examples of maze in a Sentence
The experiment measured the time it took for a mouse to find its way through a maze to get its reward of cheese.
The school is a maze of classrooms.
a maze of rules and regulations
Recent Examples of maze from the Web
Kelli-with-an-I navigates us around the maze of aisles, her purse swinging nonchalantly next to her hip.
One week before the start of school next week, crews were putting finishing touches — testing the new 500-seat proscenium theater's large screen — while students were rummaging through a maze of props backstage.
More than 10,000 attendees are expected to celebrate the heritage of the cowboy, with family-friendly activities including a gun fight, a parade, a maze, Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show and a barbecue rib eating contest at Riscky’s BBQ.
Against this backdrop, schools are taking steps to help guide students through the dual-credit maze.
The art installation starts with a riddle on the doorsteps of a fanciful Victorian house and extends through a maze of glowing passageways and rooms with lasers, buttons and odd musical instruments that respond to the touch.
Opportunities will include exploring mazes, designing roller coasters and using math formulas to create and merge shapes.
The poignant video, directed by Jonas Åkerlund, has the colorful star running through a desert maze being chased by two figures wearing pig masks.
But what's more remarkable are the plants in the maze of greenhouses that lead off the small retail portion of the store.
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First Known Use of maze
MAZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maze for English Language Learners
: a complicated and confusing system of connected passages
: a confusing collection or mixture of things (such as rules)
MAZE Defined for Kids
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