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maze

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verb \ˈmāz\

Definition of maze

mazed

mazing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly dialect :  stupefy, daze

  3. 2 :  bewilder, perplex

Examples of maze in a sentence

  1. <I'm completely mazed by the multitude of plans for health insurance.>

Origin and Etymology of maze

Middle English


First Known Use: 13th century


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maze

noun

Definition of maze

  1. 1 a :  a confusing intricate network of passages b :  something confusingly elaborate or complicated <a maze of regulations>

  2. 2 chiefly dialect :  a state of bewilderment

mazelike

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Examples of maze in a sentence

  1. The experiment measured the time it took for a mouse to find its way through a maze to get its reward of cheese.

  2. The school is a maze of classrooms.

  3. a maze of rules and regulations

14th Century

First Known Use of maze

14th century


MAZE Defined for English Language Learners


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maze

noun

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

maze

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noun \ˈmāz\

Definition of maze for Students

  1. :  a confusing arrangement of paths or passages


Medical Dictionary

maze

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noun \ˈmāz\

Medical Definition of maze

  1. :  a path complicated by at least one blind alley and used in learning experiments and in intelligence tests



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