Associations to the word «Amuse»

Wiktionary

AMUSE, verb. (transitive) To entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner; to stir with pleasing emotions.
AMUSE, verb. To cause laughter, to be funny.
AMUSE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To keep in expectation; to beguile; to delude.
AMUSE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To occupy or engage the attention of; to lose in deep thought; to absorb; also, to distract; to bewilder.

Dictionary definition

AMUSE, verb. Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies".
AMUSE, verb. Make (somebody) laugh; "The clown amused the children".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley