Definitions and translations for "surprise"

Definition of surprise

Pronunciation
Noun
1. Something not expected.
It was a surprise to find out I owed twice as much as I thought I did.
2. Unexpected.
The surprise attack was devastating.
3. The feeling that something unexpected has happened.
Imagine my surprise on learning I owed twice as much as I thought I did.
4. A dish covered with a crust of raised pastry, but with no other contents.
Verb
5. To cause (someone) to feel unusually alarmed or delighted.
It surprises me that I owe twice as much as I thought I did.
6. To do something to (a person) that they are not expecting, as a surprise.
He doesn’t know that I’m in the country – I thought I’d turn up at his house and surprise him.
7. To undergo or witness something unexpected.
He doesn’t surprise easily.
8. To cause surprise.
9. To attack unexpectedly.
10. To take unawares.
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English - English - surprise

Pronunciation
n. act of surprising; astonishment; something which startles or astonishes; unexpected event
v. startle, astonish; ambush
v. surprise, overtake; startle, amaze

English - Spanish - surprise

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s. sorpresa, asombramiento, asombro, extrañeza, pasmo
v. asombrar, sorprender; ser sorprendente

English - French - surprise

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n. surprise; étonnement, évènement inattendu
v. surprendre, étonner

English - German - surprise

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n. Überraschung
v. überraschen

English - Indonesian - surprise

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n. keheranan, diberi tahu: sesuatu yg tak diberi tahu kpd orang lain
v. mengagetkan, mengherankan, mencengangkan, menterkejuntukan

English - Italian - surprise

Pronunciation
s. sorpresa
v. sorprendere, meravigliare, stupire; cogliere di sorpresa, cogliere sul fatto; attaccare di sorpresa

English - Polish - surprise

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n. niespodzianka, zaskoczenie, dziwowanie, zdziwienie
v. zaskoczyć, dziwić, zdziwić, zadziwić, zachodzić, zaskakiwać, zadziwiać, zajść

English - Portuguese - surprise

Pronunciation
s. surpresa
v. surpreender

English - Romanian - surprise

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n. surpriză, surprindere, mirare, uimire, vâlvă
v. surprinde, lua prin surprindere, mira, uimi, buimăci, frapa

English - Russian - surprise

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с. удивление, неожиданность, сюрприз, неожиданное действие
г. удивлять, дивить, удивить, поражать, неожиданно нагрянуть, заставать врасплох, нападать врасплох

English - Turkish - surprise

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f. sürpriz yapmak, şaşırtmak, hayret ettirmek, oyuna getirmek
i. sürpriz, baskın, hayret, şaşkınlık
s. sürpriz, beklenmedik

English - Ukrainian - surprise

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n. здивування, несподіванка, несподіваний вчинок, здуміння, подив, раптовість
v. дивувати, несподівано: наскочити несподівано, здивувати
a. раптовий

French - English - surprise

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n. surprise, astonishment, shock, treat, suddenness, bombshell, eye-opener

English - Dutch - surprise

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zn. verrassing
ww. verrassen

English - Greek - surprise

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ουσ. αιφνιδιασμός, έκπληξη
ρήμ. εκπλήσσω, καταπλήσσω, ξαφνιάζω, αιφνιδιάζω

French - Spanish - surprise

Pronunciation
1. (événement) sorpresa (f); asombro (m)
2. (sentiments) sorpresa (f)

French - German - surprise

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n. überraschung, plötzlichkeit, verwunderung
adj. überraschungs-

French - Italian - surprise

Pronunciation
1. (événement) sorpresa (f)
2. (sentiments) sorpresa (f)

French - Portuguese - surprise

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1. (événement) surpresa (f)
2. (sentiments) surpresa (f)

French - Russian - surprise

Pronunciation
n. изумление (f), удивление (f), сюрприз (f), сенсационный: сенсационное сообщение (f), неожиданность (f)

French - Turkish - surprise

Pronunciation
[la] baskın; beklenmedik olay; sürpriz

French - Dutch - surprise

Pronunciation
1. (événement) verrassing (f)
2. (sentiments) verrassing (f)

English - Arabic - surprise

Pronunciation
‏مباغتة، مفاجأة، إندهاش، هجوم مفاجئ‏
‏باغت، كشف النقاب، دهش، ذهل‏

English - Chinese - surprise

Pronunciation
(名) 惊奇, 惊人之事, 诧异
(动) 使惊奇, 突然袭击

English - Chinese - surprise

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(名) 驚奇, 驚人之事, 詫異
(動) 使驚奇, 突然襲擊

English - Hindi - surprise

Pronunciation
n. अप्रत्याशित घटना, अप्रत्याशित तथ्य, आश्चर्यजनक बात, अचरज, आश्चर्य
v. आश्चर्यचकित करना, अचरज में डालना, अचानक आ पहुँचना

English - Japanese - surprise

Pronunciation
(動) 驚かす; 不意を打つ; 奇襲する
(名) 驚き; 不意打ち

English - Korean - surprise

Pronunciation
명. 놀람; 놀라운 사건; 놀라게 하는 것
동. 놀라게 하다, 놀라다; 매복하다

English - Vietnamese - surprise

Pronunciation
n. sự ngạc nhiên, sự kinh ngạc
v. đột kích, làm kinh ngạc
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Synonyms for surprise
1. amaze: astound, astonish, stupefy, bewilder, dumbfound, startle, wow them
2. amazement: awe, astonishment, shock, stupefaction, wonder, consternation
Verb forms for surprise
Present participle: surprising
Present: surprise (3.person: surprises)
Past: surprised
Future: will surprise
Present conditional: would surprise
Present Perfect: have surprised (3.person: has surprised)
Past Perfect: had surprised
Future Perfect: will have surprised
Past conditional: would have surprised