labyrinth [lab–uh-rinth] Spell Syllables Examples Word Origin See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com noun 1. an intricate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult tofind one’s way or to reach the exit. Synonyms: maze, network, web. 2. a maze of paths bordered by high hedges, as in a park or garden, forthe amusement of those who search for a way out. 3. a complicated or tortuous arrangement, as of streets or buildings. Synonyms: warren, maze, jungle, snarl, tangle, knot.