Amuse ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Amuse ( verb )

  1. To entertain or occupy in a pleasant way, to make someone smile or laugh.
  2. To pass time pleasantly.

Origin:

From the middle english word "amusen" meaning "to make someone smile or laugh" which is derived from the old french word "amusier" meaning "to entertain".

Examples:

  1. He amused himself by reading a book.
  2. The clown amused the children with his silly antics.
  3. She amused herself by playing solitaire.
  4. He was amusing himself by watching the passing parade.
  5. The comedian amused the audience with his jokes.

(As a noun)

Amuse ( noun )

  1. To entertain or occupy in a pleasant way, to make someone smile or laugh.
  2. To pass time pleasantly.

Origin:

From the middle english word "amusen" meaning "to make someone smile or laugh" which is derived from the old french word "amusier" meaning "to entertain".

Examples:

  1. He amused himself by reading a book.
  2. The clown amused the children with his silly antics.
  3. She amused herself by playing solitaire.
  4. He was amusing himself by watching the passing parade.
  5. The comedian amused the audience with his jokes.
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