Amaze - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈmeɪz|  American pronunciation of the word amaze
Brit.  |əˈmeɪz|  British pronunciation of the word amaze

verb

- affect with wonder(syn: astonish, astound)

Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

- be a mystery or bewildering to (syn: baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex)

Examples

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.

It amazed me (to learn) that he had been promoted.

Dave amazed his friends by suddenly getting married.

It still amazes me how much she has improved.

It never ceased to amaze him that women were attracted to Sam.

Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

The things people will do for charity never cease to amaze me (=I am always surprised by them).

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: amaze
he/she/it: amazes
present participle: amazing
past tense: amazed
past participle: amazed
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