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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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. Kamala Harris:

    The aim is to scare immigrant communities. ... And so, hes going to... do these raids which is a crime against humanity, we are on your side, we stand with you together.

  2. Kay Trice:

    It should be shown in this country and somebody in North Korea should not have the right to scare us out of seeing this.

  3. Luke Sisinni:

    He said it spun around and started coming for him, so he stabbed it with his spear to try and scare it off, but it just went ballistic and bit him.

  4. Danica McKellar:

    Well, I’m starting young. This is book one of eight that that’ll be doing from Random House now, going through third grade. My mission is… kids are never going to remember a time when numbers scare them.

  5. Paris Hilton:

    I love what’s happening right now with the #MeToo movement and all of these women coming together and really making these men accountable for their actions, because it’s not right what people are doing, it’s a great thing for everyone to come and scare these people from doing it. I think men in this industry have taken advantage of women for so many years.

Images & Illustrations of scare

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