Synonyms of frighten


1. frighten, fright, scare, affright, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"

2. frighten, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

usage: drive out by frightening

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Definition and meaning of frighten (Dictionary)