frighten

ˈfraɪtn гл. пугать frighten away frighten into frighten off frighten out of Syn : scare, startle, terrify Ant : calm, comfort, quiet, soothe, tranquillize пугать - to be *ed of smth. бояться чего-л - to * a child into fits напугать ребенка до судорог - to * smb. into submission страхом заставить кого-л повиноваться - to * out of doing smth. заставить отказаться от чего-л путем запугивания - to * smb. out of his wits сильно напугать кого-л - to * smb., smth. away спугнуть кого-л, что-л frighten пугать;
frighten away спугнуть;
frighten into страхом, запугиванием заставить (сделать что-л.) ;
frighten off спугнуть frighten пугать;
frighten away спугнуть;
frighten into страхом, запугиванием заставить (сделать что-л.) ;
frighten off спугнуть frighten пугать;
frighten away спугнуть;
frighten into страхом, запугиванием заставить (сделать что-л.) ;
frighten off спугнуть frighten пугать;
frighten away спугнуть;
frighten into страхом, запугиванием заставить (сделать что-л.) ;
frighten off спугнуть ~ out of запугиванием заставить отказаться (от чего-л.) ;
to frighten (smb.) out of existence напугать (кого-л.) до смерти ~ out of запугиванием заставить отказаться (от чего-л.) ;
to frighten (smb.) out of existence напугать (кого-л.) до смерти

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • frighten — frighten, fright, scare, alarm, terrify, terrorize, startle, affray, affright mean to strike or to fill with fear or dread. Frighten is perhaps the most frequent in use; it is the most inclusive, for it may range in implicaton from a momentary… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • frighten — [frīt′ n] vt. 1. to cause to feel fright; make suddenly afraid; scare; terrify 2. to force (away, out, or off) or bring ( into a specified condition) by making afraid [to frighten someone into confessing] vi. to become suddenly afraid… …   English World dictionary

  • frighten — 1660s, from FRIGHT (Cf. fright) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Frightened; frightening. The earlier verb was simply fright (O.E. fyrhtan) to frighten …   Etymology dictionary

  • frighten — ► VERB 1) cause to be afraid. 2) (frighten off) drive away by fear. DERIVATIVES frightened adjective frightening adjective frighteningly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Frighten — 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. [1913 Webster] More frightened than hurt. Old Proverb. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frighten — I verb affright, alarm, browbeat, bully, bullyrag, cow, daunt, deter, disquiet, exterrere, fright, give cause for alarm, horrify, intimidate, menace, panic, petrify, raise apprehension, scare, shock, shock with sudden fear, startle, strike with… …   Law dictionary

  • frighten — [v] shock, scare affright, agitate, alarm, appall, astound, awe, browbeat*, bulldoze*, chill, chill to the bone*, cow, curdle the blood*, daunt, demoralize, deter, disburb, discomfort, disconcert, discourage, dishearten, dismay, disquiet, faze,… …   New thesaurus

  • frighten — v. 1) (d; tr.) to frighten into (to frighten smb. into submission) 2) (d; tr.) to frighten out of (to frighten smb. out of doing smt.) 3) (misc.) to frighten smb. to death * * * (misc.) to frighten smb. to death (d; tr.) to frighten into (to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • frighten — fright|en [ˈfraıtn] v [T] to make someone feel afraid = ↑scare ▪ Don t stand so near the edge! You re frightening me. ▪ She was frightened by the anger in his eyes. ▪ Computers used to frighten me, but not now. frighten sb to death/frighten the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • frighten */*/ — UK [ˈfraɪt(ə)n] / US verb [transitive] Word forms frighten : present tense I/you/we/they frighten he/she/it frightens present participle frightening past tense frightened past participle frightened to make someone feel afraid, especially suddenly …   English dictionary

  • frighten — verb ADVERB ▪ really ▪ The prospect of war really frightens me. ▪ almost ▪ easily ▪ a man who doesn t frighten easily (= become frightened easily) …   Collocations dictionary

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