Definitions for: Frighten


[v] cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"
[v] drive out by frightening



Webster (1913) Definition: Fright"en, v. t. [imp. Frightened; p. pr. & vb. n.
Frightening.] [See Fright, v. t.]
To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or
fright; to affright; to terrify.

More frightened than hurt. --Old Proverb.

Synonyms: affright, fright, scare

See Also: alarm, appal, appall, awe, bluff, chase away, consternate, dash, daunt, dismay, dispel, dread, drive away, drive off, drive out, excite, fear, frighten away, frighten off, horrify, intimidate, pall, run off, scare away, scare off, shake, shake up, spook, stimulate, stir, terrify, terrorise, terrorize, turn back

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