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Meaning of “amaze” in the English Dictionary

"amaze" in British English

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amazeverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈmeɪz/
to ​cause someone to be ​extremelysurprised: [+ question word] I was amazed by how well he ​looked. You've done all ​yourhomework in an ​hour? You amaze me. [+ that] It amazes me that she's got the ​energy for all those ​parties. [+ to infinitive] It amazes me tothink that Anna is now in ​charge of the ​company. It amazes me how you can put up with ​living in such a ​dirtyhouse. It never ​ceases to amaze me how he can ​talk for so ​long without ​ever saying anything ​interesting.

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(Definition of amaze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amaze" in American English

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amazeverb [T]

 us   /əˈmeɪz/
to ​cause someone to be ​extremelysurprised: The ​prices they’re getting for ​vegetables just amaze me. I’m amazed at how well ​your little ​girl can ​read.
amazement
noun [U]  us   /əˈmeɪz·mənt/
Much to my amazement, she ​liked the ​idea.
(Definition of amaze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amaze”
in Korean 놀라게 하다…
in Arabic يُذهِل…
in Malaysian terperanjat…
in French stupéfier…
in Russian изумлять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使大為驚奇,使驚愕…
in Italian meravigliare, stupire…
in Turkish birini şaşırtmak, hayrete düşürmek…
in Polish zdumiewać…
in Spanish asombrar…
in Vietnamese hết sức ngạc nhiên…
in Portuguese assombrar…
in Thai ทำให้ประหลาดใจ…
in German verblüffen…
in Catalan sorprendre…
in Japanese ~を驚かせる, 感心させる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使大为惊奇,使惊愕…
in Indonesian kagum…
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