What is another word for frighten?

283 synonyms found


[ f_ɹ_ˈaɪ_t_ə_n], [ fɹˈa͡ɪtən], [ fɹˈa‍ɪtən]

Synonyms for Frighten:

alarm (verb) frighten (verb) threaten (verb) Other synonyms:

Rhymes for Frighten:

  1. tighten, triton, lighten, heighten, titan, whiten;
  2. brighten;
  3. enlighten;

Quotes for Frighten:

  1. The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone. We are catching them like fish in a river. I mean here that over the past two days, we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf.
  2. God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them. Elizabeth I.
  3. You frighten a lot of scientists. If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that; they become silent, or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's for the honesty of science, that we have to do it. Nils-Axel Morner.

Idioms of Frighten:

  1. frighten the hell out of sm;
  2. frighten the daylights out of;
  3. scare/ frighten the life out of sb;