- Surprise (someone) greatly; fill with astonishment: he was amazed at how modern everything was [with object and clause]: she was amazed that Paul should notice herMore example sentences
astonish, astound, surprise, bewilder, stun, stagger, flabbergast, nonplus, shock, startle, shake, stop someone in their tracks, stupefy, leave open-mouthed, leave aghast, take someone's breath away, dumbfound, daze, benumb, perplex, confound, dismay, disconcert, shatter, take aback, jolt, shake upthunderstruck, at a loss for words, speechlessBritish • informal gobsmacked
- The program will surprise, delight and astonish and amaze you with its quality and range of styles.
- Football's incredible ability to throw up surprises never ceases to amaze me.
- It will undoubtedly stun and amaze you to know that my fashion sense has always been a bit dodgy.
Old English āmasian, of unknown origin.