frighten: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (frīt'n), [key]
- to make afraid or fearful; throw into a fright; terrify; scare.
- to drive (usually fol. by away, off, etc.) by scaring: to frighten away pigeons from the roof.
- to become frightened: a timid child who frightens easily.
- frighten (Thesaurus)