One entry found for amuse.
Main Entry: amuse
Inflected Form(s): amused; amus·ing 1: to occupy with something pleasant <amuse a child with a toy> 2: to please the sense of humor of <the story amused everyone> - amus·ed·ly /-myü-zd-l/ adverb - amus·ing·ly /-myü-zi-l/ adverb synonymsAMUSE, DIVERT, ENTERTAIN mean to pass or cause to pass the time pleasantly. AMUSE suggests that one's attention is lightly held <amused herself by playing solitaire>. DIVERT suggests turning the attention from worry or routine to something funny <the patients found the play diverting>. ENTERTAIN suggests amusing with specially prepared activity or performance <put on a show to entertain the troops>.