to surprise somebody very much amaze somebody Just the size of the place amazed her. amaze somebody what, how, etc… It never ceases to amaze me what some people will do for money. What amazes me is how long she managed to hide it from us. it amazes somebody that… It amazed her that he could be so calm at such a time. it amazes somebody to see, find, learn, etc… It amazes me to think what we have achieved this year.