简明英汉词典

amuse
[E5mju:z]
vt.
使发笑, 使愉快

美国传统词典[双解]

amuse
a.muse
AHD:[…-my?z“]
D.J.[*6mju8z]
K.K.[*6mjuz]
v.tr.(及物动词)
a.museda.mus.inga.mus.es

(1)

To occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion.
娱乐,消遣:以愉快、欢乐或娱乐的方式占有

(2)

To cause to laugh or smile by giving pleasure.
逗乐,逗笑:通过娱乐而使大笑或微笑

(3)

Archaic To delude or deceive.
【古语】 哄骗,欺骗

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old French amuser [to stupefy]
源自 古法语 amuser [使…目瞪口呆]

(3)

a- [to] from Latin ad- * see ad-
a- [到] 源自 拉丁语 ad- *参见 ad-

(4)

muser [to stare stupidly] * see muse
muser [呆呆地盯着] *参见 muse

继承用法

amusable
adj.(形容词)

amuser
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

amuseentertaindivertregale

(2)

These verbs refer to actions that provide pleasure, especially as a means of passing time.
这些动词指可提供快乐的行为,特别是作为消遣的方式。

(3)

Amuse, the least specific, implies directing the attention away from serious matters:
Amuse 意义最笼统,指把注意力从重要的事情上转移开:
I amused myself with a game of solitaire.
我玩单人纸牌戏使自己放松。

(4)

Entertain suggests acts undertaken to furnish amusement:
Entertain 指进行某种活动增加快乐:
“They [timetables and catalogs] are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written” (W. Somerset Maugham).
“它们 比创作的半数小说更能使人得到娱乐” (萨默塞·毛姆)。

(5)

Divert implies distraction from worrisome thought or care:
Divert 指注意力从烦人的事情上转移开:
“I had neither Friends or Books to divert me” (Richard Steele). To
“我既没有朋友也没有书籍让我分心” (理查德·斯提尔)。

(6)

regale is to entertain with something enormously enjoyable:
regale 就是用非常有趣的事物来消遣:
“He loved to regale his friends with tales about the many memorable characters he had known as a newspaperman” (David Rosenzweig).
“他喜欢讲些他当记者时认识的许多名人的故事给朋友们消遣” (大卫·罗森斯维格)

现代英汉词典

amuse
[E5mju:z]
vt.
amused, amusing

(1)

使欢乐;逗…笑
His story amuses me.
他的故事使我发笑。
We were all amused at his foolish behaviour.
我们对他那愚蠢的行为都感到好笑。

(2)

娱乐; 消遣
She amused herself by reading detective stories.
她读侦探小说消遣。
The children amused themselves by playing hide-and-seek games.
孩子们玩捉迷藏游戏取乐。

现代英汉综合大辞典

amuse
[E5mju:z]
vt.

(1)

给...娱乐[消遣]

(2)

使...喜欢[高兴]

(3)

逗...乐[笑]
I amuse myself with (by) reading.
我以读书自娱。
We were amused at the joke.
我们觉得这个笑话真有趣。

继承用法

amusement
[E5mju:zmEnt]
n.

词性变化

amusive
[E5mju:ziv]
adj.

习惯用语

be amused at
以...为乐; 对...觉得有趣[好笑]

be amused by
以...为乐; 对...觉得有趣[好笑]

be amused with
以...为乐; 对...觉得有趣[好笑]

amuse oneself with
以...自娱

用法词典

amuse
来自法语amuser, a-在+muser盯着

参考词汇
amusing,interesting这两个词不是同义词,但都含有“引起兴趣的”这一含义。其差别在于:amusing指在娱乐、嬉戏时有趣的东西给人的感觉,或者在非集中思想于工作、学习时某有趣的东西给人们的感觉;interesting指在任何时候某有趣的事物引起了人的注意。
I had an amusing experience last year.
去年我有过一次好笑的经历。
He is an amusing story teller.
他讲的故事很使人发笑。
The play was very interesting. I didn't enjoy it.
那出戏很有趣。我没能欣赏。
He got a very interesting job.
他找了一个自己很感兴趣的工作。

英文相关词典

amuse
delight    divert    entertain    tickle    titillate    bore    tire    

美国传统词典

amuse
a.muse
AHD:[…-my?z“]
D.J.[*6mju8z]
K.K.[*6mjuz]
v.tr.
a.mused, a.mus.ing, a.mus.es

(1)

To occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion.

(2)

To cause to laugh or smile by giving pleasure.

(3)

Archaic To delude or deceive.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old French amuser [to stupefy]

(3)

a- [to] from Latin ad- * see ad-

(4)

muser [to stare stupidly] * see muse

继承用法

amusable
adj.

amuser
n.

参考词汇

(1)

amuse, entertain, divert, regale

(2)

These verbs refer to actions that provide pleasure, especially as a means of passing time.

(3)

Amuse, the least specific, implies directing the attention away from serious matters:
I amused myself with a game of solitaire.

(4)

Entertain suggests acts undertaken to furnish amusement:
“They [timetables and catalogs] are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written” (W. Somerset Maugham).

(5)

Divert implies distraction from worrisome thought or care:
“I had neither Friends or Books to divert me” (Richard Steele). To

(6)

regale is to entertain with something enormously enjoyable:
“He loved to regale his friends with tales about the many memorable characters he had known as a newspaperman” (David Rosenzweig).

英汉化学大词典

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