Definition of Terrorize

1. Verb. Coerce by violence or with threats. "Sam cannot terrorize Sue "

Exact synonyms: Terrorise
Generic synonyms: Coerce, Force, Hale, Pressure, Squeeze
Derivative terms: Terror, Terrorisation, Terror, Terrorization



2. Verb. Fill with terror; frighten greatly. "The bad news will terrorize him"
Exact synonyms: Terrify, Terrorise
Generic synonyms: Affright, Fright, Frighten, Scare
Specialized synonyms: Panic
Derivative terms: Terror, Terror, Terrorisation, Terror, Terrorization

Definition of Terrorize

1. v. t. To impress with terror; to coerce by intimidation.

Definition of Terrorize

1. Verb. (American spelling) (alternative spelling of (terrorise)) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Terrorize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Terrorize

terrorism
terrorisms
terrorist
terrorist act
terrorist attack
terrorist cell
terrorist fist jab
terrorist fist jabs
terrorist group
terrorist organization
terroristic
terroristically
terrorists
terrorization
terrorizations
terrorize (current term)
terrorized
terrorizer
terrorizers
terrorizes
terrorizing
terrorless
terrors
terrorstricken
terrorstruck
terrour
terrours
terrs
terry
terry cloth

Literary usage of Terrorize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Stalking and Domestic Violence: The Third Annual Report to Congress Under edited by Noel-Anne Brennan (2000)
"How Do Stalkers Harass and terrorize? When asked to describe specific activities their stalkers engaged in to harass and terrorize them, ..."

2. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition, a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1901)
"... territorialize terre-plein territorialize terrorize terrorize terrorize terrorize tessellate theater theologize theorize tessellate theater theologize ..."

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