What does frighten mean?

Definitions for frighten
ˈfraɪt nfright·en

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    cause fear in

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

  2. frighten(verb)

    drive out by frightening

Wiktionary

  1. frighten(Verb)

    To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frighten(verb)

    to disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify

  2. Origin: [See Fright, v. t.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frighten' in Verbs Frequency: #976

How to pronounce frighten?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say frighten in sign language?

  1. frighten

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frighten in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frighten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of frighten in a Sentence

  1. Chris Bronk:

    Those are the control systems that frighten me to no end.

  2. Canada Governor Stephen Poloz:

    It's certainly not our intent to surprise or to frighten people.

  3. Said Ahmed:

    The man wanted to frighten me and I decided he couldn’t do that.

  4. Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction:

    If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions.

  5. Billie Whitelaw:

    Oh, no. Death's not one of those things that frighten the life out of me.

Images & Illustrations of frighten

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