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Definition of Amuse

Amuse

  1. To occupy or engage the attention of; to lose in deep thought; to absorb; also, to distract; to bewilder.
  2. To entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner; to stir with pleasing or mirthful emotions; to divert.
  3. To keep in expectation; to beguile; to delude.
  4. To muse; to mediate.

Amuse Quotations

My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.
Helmut Newton

We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
Evelyn Waugh

You make 'em, I amuse 'em.
Dr. Seuss

To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit: it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to amuse. To design is to transform prose into poetry.
Paul Rand

Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
Blaise Pascal
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Amuse Translations

amuse in Afrikaans is amuseer
amuse in Dutch is opvrolijken, amuseren, onderhouden
amuse in Finnish is huvittaa
amuse in French is amuser, amusez, amusons, amusent
amuse in Italian is divertire
amuse in Portuguese is diverta
amuse in Spanish is divertir
amuse in Swedish is roa
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