What does Scare mean?

Definitions for Scare
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. panic, scare(noun)

    sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events

    "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"

  2. scare, panic attack(verb)

    a sudden attack of fear

  3. frighten, fright, scare, affright(verb)

    cause fear in

    "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"

  4. daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare(verb)

    cause to lose courage

    "dashed by the refusal"

Wiktionary

  1. scare(Noun)

    A minor fright

    Johnny had a bad scare last night.

  2. scare(Noun)

    A cause of slight terror; something that inspires fear or dread.

    JM is a scare to the capitalists of this country.

  3. scare(Verb)

    To frighten, terrify, startle, especially in a minor way.

    Did that scare you when I said "Boo!"?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scare(verb)

    to frighten; to strike with sudden fear; to alarm

  2. Scare(noun)

    fright; esp., sudden fright produced by a trifling cause, or originating in mistake

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scare

    skār, v.t. to drive away by frightening: to strike with sudden terror: to startle, to affright.—n. an imaginary alarm: a sudden panic.—adj. lean, scanty.—ns. Scare′-babe, a bugbear; Scare′-bug; Scare′crow, anything set up to scare away crows or other birds: a vain cause of terror: a person meanly clad: the black tern; Scare′-fire, a fire-alarm: a conflagration. [M. E. skerrenskerre, frightened—Ice. skjarr, timid.]

Anagrams for Scare »

  1. acres, cares, caser, ceras, e-cars, races, sacre, serac

How to pronounce Scare?

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    Karen
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How to say Scare in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scare in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Scare in a Sentence

  1. Dilip Ratha:

    When you have hundreds of institutional investors...there is a big probability of herd mentality: You see a little bit of a scare and run for the door.

  2. Rob Prazmark:

    I can understand the scare about the Zika virus, and when you have a souring market, which Brazil has become, the concept of entertaining at a high-profile event can also go sour.

  3. Dane Lucas Bjerregaard:

    It was fun to battle with Justin these last two days, it's guys like him that I want to go out and compete against, and at least I gave him a little bit of a scare.

  4. Snoop Dogg:

    [If the shooter had been a Muslim] the NRA would use it as fodder for propaganda to scare dumb racists into buying more guns.

  5. Volodymyr Fesenko:

    Putin will scare the West with the prospect of full-scale conflict with Ukraine, he is trying to increase pressure on Kiev to force Ukraine to accept a Russian plan to resolve the conflict in the east.

Images & Illustrations of Scare

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