Noun surprise has 3 senses
  1. surprise - the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
    --1 is a kind of
    astonishment, amazement
    Derived form: verb surprise1
  2. surprise - a sudden unexpected event
    --2 is a kind of
    change, alteration, modification
    --2 has particulars:
     bombshell, thunderbolt, thunderclap; coup de theatre; eye opener; peripeteia, peripetia, peripety; shock, blow; stunner
    Derived forms: verb surprise3, verb surprise2, verb surprise1
  3. surprise, surprisal - the act of surprising someone
    --3 is a kind of disruption, perturbation
    Derived forms: verb surprise1, verb surprise2
,Verb surprise has 3 senses
  1. surprise - cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"
    --1 is one way to
    affect, impress, move, strike
    Derived forms: noun surprise3, noun surprise2, noun surprise1, noun surprisal1
    Sample sentences:
    The bad news will surprise him
    The good news will surprise her
  2. surprise - come upon or take unawares; "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene"
    --2 is one way to
    act, move
    Derived forms: noun surprise3, noun surprise2, noun surprisal1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot surprise Sue
  3. storm, surprise - attack by storm; attack suddenly
    --3 is one way to attack, assail
    Derived forms: noun surprise2, noun surpriser1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody