a·maze  (-mz) v. a·mazed, a·maz·ing, a·maz·es v.tr. 1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. 2. Obsolete To bewilder; perplex. v.intr. To cause great wonder or astonishment: a sight that amazes. n. Amazement; wonder. [From Middle English masen, to bewilder, and from amased, bewildered (from Old English masod), both from Old English masian, to bewilder : […]