Scare - definition, pronunciation, transcription
a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building
- cause to lose courage (syn: dash, daunt, frighten away, frighten off, pall)
You scared me. I didn't see you there.
Stop that, you're scaring the children.
There have been scares about the water supply being contaminated.
...fired over their heads in order to throw a scare into them...
Higher coffee prices are scaring away the customers.
Loud noises can scare animals or birds.
The alarm scared the hell out of me.
You really gave us a scare!
...you seriously mistake me if you think I scare so easily...
...zealots on both sides of the issue resorted to name-calling and scare tactics...
Despite last night's scare, it was business as usual in the White House today.
Eggs became the focus for the food poisoning scare.
Hardly a week goes by without some food scare being reported in the media.
• I don't scare easily, but I was sure as hell scared.
She pitched me some line about a bomb scare on the metro.
present participle: scaring
past tense: scared
past participle: scared