New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: amused · abuse · muse · accuse · amulet · arouse · unamused · Druse · abase · amass
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amuse

1 verb make (sb) smile, laugh
TRANSITIVEgáire a bhaint ascuir ag gáireaoibhneas a chur arhe never failed to amuse us with his wit bhaineadh sé gáire i gcónaí asainn lena chuid dea-chainteit amuses her greatly that you find it odd is mór an spórt léi go gceapann tú go bhfuil sé aitwhat amused me most was her accent a canúint is mó a chuir fonn gáire orm
INTRANSITIVEhe had a talent to amuse bhí sé de bhua aige daoine a chur ag gáire, bhí sé in ann gáire a bhaint as daoine
2 verb entertain, occupy TRANSITIVEcuideachta a dhéanamh dosiamsa a dhéanamh doit'll amuse the children in the car déanfaidh sé siamsa do na leanaí sa charr, coinneoidh sé na leanaí sásta sa charrhe likes to amuse himself is maith leis craic a bheith aigewe amused ourselves playing card games chuireamar an t-am thart ag imirt cártaí

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