Meaning of beset
Pronunciation: (bi-set'), [key]
— -set, -set•ting.
- to attack on all sides; assail; harass: to be beset by enemies; beset by difficulties.
- to surround; hem in: a village beset on all sides by dense forest.
- to set or place upon; bestud: a gold bracelet beset with jewels.
- to surround (a vessel) by ice, so that control of the helm is lost.
- beset (Thesaurus)