Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von threaten

(Verb) 
Definition
to express a threat to (someone)
If you threaten me verbally or physically, then you will be prosecuted.
Synonyme
intimidate
Attempts to intimidate people into voting for them failed.
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bully
She used to bully me into doing my schoolwork.
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menace
She is being menaced by her boss.
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terrorize
He was fired for terrorizing his colleagues.
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cow
They were not cowed by physical intimidation.
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lean on (slang)
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pressurize
He thought she was trying to pressurize him into agreeing.
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browbeat
attempts to deceive, con, or browbeat the voters
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make threats to
Gegensätze
(Verb) 
Definition
to be a threat to
The newcomers directly threaten the livelihood of current workers.
Synonyme
endanger
This debate could endanger the peace talks.
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jeopardize
The talks may still be jeopardized by disputes.
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put at risk
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imperil
You imperilled the lives of other road users with your driving.
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put in jeopardy
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put on the line
Gegensätze
(Verb) 
Definition
to be a menacing indication of (something)
Plants must be covered with a leaf mould if frost threatens.
Synonyme
be imminent
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hang over
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be in the air
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loom
The threat of renewed civil war looms.
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be in the offing
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hang over someone's head
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impend

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of browbeat
Definition
to frighten (someone) with threats
attempts to deceive, con, or browbeat the voters
Synonyme
cow,
bulldoze (informal),
overawe,
ride roughshod over,
overbear,
in the sense of bully
She used to bully me into doing my schoolwork.
Synonyme
railroad (informal),
bulldoze (informal),
cow,
press-gang,
bullyrag
in the sense of cow
Definition
to frighten or subdue with threats
They were not cowed by physical intimidation.
Synonyme

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