Definition of 'frighten'
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British English: frighten /ˈfraɪtn/ VERB
If something or someone frightens you, they cause you to suddenly feel afraid or anxious.
He knew that she was trying to frighten him.
- American English: frighten
- Arabic: يُرْعِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: assustar
- Chinese: 惊恐
- Croatian: prestrašiti
- Czech: děsit
- Danish: skræmme
- Dutch: bangmaken
- European Spanish: asustar
- Finnish: pelästyttää
- French: effrayer
- German: erschrecken
- Greek: τρομάζω
- Italian: spaventare
- Japanese: 怖がらせる
- Korean: 겁을 주다
- Norwegian: skremme
- Polish: przestraszyć
- European Portuguese: assustar
- Romanian: a speria
- Russian: пугать
- Spanish: asustar
- Swedish: skrämma
- Thai: ทำให้ตกใจ
- Turkish: korkutmak
- Ukrainian: налякати
- Vietnamese: làm sợ hãi
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