What does frighten off mean?

Definitions for frighten off
fright·en off

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    cause to lose courage

    "dashed by the refusal"

How to pronounce frighten off?

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

How to say frighten off in sign language?

  1. frightenoff

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frighten off in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frighten off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of frighten off in a Sentence

  1. Justin Draeger:

    It can potentially frighten off those lower-income people who can most benefit from higher education.

  2. Niccollo Machavelli, The Prince.:

    So as a prince is forced to know how to act like a beast, he must learn from the fox and the lion; becouse the lion is defenceless against traps and the fox is defenceless against wolves. Therefore one must be a fox in order to recognise traps and lion to frighten off wolves.

  3. Peel Hunt analyst Nick Batram:

    There is nothing in these results that I think would frighten off any potential suitors, perhaps, on the contrary, they might want to get their business done sooner rather than later - just in case this is the beginning of a recovery.

  4. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince:

    One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves.

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