HyperDic: astound

English > 1 sense of the word astound:
VERBcognitionastound, amaze, astonishaffect with wonder
astound > pronunciation
Soundsahstaw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > astound: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
Meaningaffect with wonder.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will astound her; The performance is likely to astound Sue
Synonymsamaze, astonish
Narrowerdazzleamaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill
BroadersurpriseCause to be surprised
Spanishadmirar, asombrar, pasmar, sorprender
Catalanadmirar, asombrar, esbalair, meravellar, sorprendre

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