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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amaze, astonish, astoundverb

    affect with wonder

    "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"


  1. astoundverb

    To astonish, bewilder or dazzle.

    Etymology: From astouned, astoned, astuned, past participle of astounen, astonen, astunen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astound

    of Astone

    Etymology: [See Astound, a.]

  2. Astoundadjective

    stunned; astounded; astonished

    Etymology: [See Astound, a.]

  3. Astound

    of Astound

    Etymology: [See Astound, a.]

  4. Astoundadjective

    to stun; to stupefy

    Etymology: [See Astound, a.]

  5. Astoundadjective

    to astonish; to strike with amazement; to confound with wonder, surprise, or fear

    Etymology: [See Astound, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Astound

    as-townd′, v.t. to amaze, to strike dumb with astonishment:—pa.p. astound′ed; pr.p. astound′ing.—pa.p. Astound′ (arch.).—p.adj. Astound′ing. [Astound (adj.) is developed from Astoned, hence the verb is a doublet of Astonish.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astound in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of astound in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Alva Edison:

    If we did all the things we were capable of doing, We would literally astound ourselves.

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  • ذهلArabic
  • слисвам, изумявам, поразявамBulgarian
  • ohromitCzech
  • forbløffeDanish
  • verblüffen, überraschenGerman
  • καταπλήσσω, [[αφήνω]] [[άναυδος, [[αφήνω]] [[εμβρόντητος, σαστίζωGreek
  • asombrar, pasmarSpanish
  • étonner, épater, stupéfier, ébahirFrench
  • हक्का बक्काHindi
  • astonegarIdo
  • 驚かすJapanese
  • verbluffenDutch
  • uimi, uluiRomanian
  • изуми́ть, удивля́ть, поража́ть, удиви́ть, порази́ть, изумля́тьRussian
  • 惊奇Chinese

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