Definitions for intimidateɪnˈtɪm ɪˌdeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intimidate(verb)

    make timid or fearful

    "Her boss intimidates her"

  2. intimidate, restrain(verb)

    to compel or deter by or as if by threats


  1. intimidate(Verb)

    To make timid or fearful; to inspire or affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash.

    He's trying to intimidate you. If you ignore him, hopefully he'll stop.

  2. intimidate(Verb)

    To impress, amaze, excite or induce extraordinary affection in others toward oneself.

  3. Origin: From intimidatus, past participle of intimidare, from in + timidus; see timid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intimidate(verb)

    to make timid or fearful; to inspire of affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash

Translations for intimidate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • intimidarCatalan, Valencian
  • zastrašovatCzech
  • einschüchtern, beeindruckenGerman
  • intimidar, amedrentarSpanish
  • hiljentää, vaientaa, pelotella, ällistyttääFinnish
  • intimider, impressionerFrench
  • timidigarIdo
  • 脅すJapanese
  • whakawetiMāori
  • beïndrukken, inschuchteren, impressioneren, imponeren, intimiderenDutch
  • amedrontar, impressionar, intimidarPortuguese
  • устрашать, устрашить, запугать, запугивать, пугать, испугатьRussian
  • за̀страшити, zàstrašitiSerbo-Croatian
  • skrämmaSwedish
  • భయపెట్టు, బెదిరించుTelugu

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