Pronunciation: (māz), [key]
—n., v., mazed, maz•ing.
1. a confusing network of intercommunicating paths or passages; labyrinth.
2. any complex system or arrangement that causes bewilderment, confusion, or perplexity: Her petition was lost in a maze of bureaucratic red tape.
3. a state of bewilderment or confusion.
4. a winding movement, as in dancing.
Chiefly Dial.to daze, perplex, or stupefy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.