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Definition of awe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    awe somebody [usually passive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they awe
    he / she / it awes
    past simple awed
    -ing form awing
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  1. to fill someone with awe She seemed awed by the presence of so many famous people.
  2. NAmE//ɔd//
    adjective We watched in awed silence.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: awe