What does intimidate mean?

Definitions for intimidate
ɪnˈtɪm ɪˌdeɪtin·tim·i·date

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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

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intimidate

    in-tim′i-dāt, v.t. to make timid or fearful: to dispirit.—n. Intimidā′tion, act of intimidating: use of violence or threats to influence the conduct or compel the consent of another: state of being intimidated.—adj. Intim′idatory.

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How to say intimidate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intimidate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intimidate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of intimidate in a Sentence

  1. Houston PAC spokesman Jared Woodfill:

    She is using her high office to intimidate people that would stand against an ordinance that she supports.

  2. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker:

    They seek to intimidate, but we never lost focus. We did what we had to do, and that’s what’s needed in America today.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Rising amateurs always intimidate falling masters.

  4. Roger Stone:

    Our text and email messages have to been seen in their totality to see the( sic) is no serious effort to intimidate or pressure Randy Credico to do anything, other than fess up to the truth.

  5. State Antony Blinken:

    As China seeks to make sovereign land out of sandcastles and redraw maritime boundaries, it is eroding regional trust and undermining investor confidence, its behaviour threatens to set a new precedent whereby larger countries are free to intimidate smaller ones, and that provokes tensions, instability and can even lead to conflict.

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