put in fear

put in fear
index browbeat, intimidate, menace

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • put in fear — Intimidated. When a robbery is alleged to have been committed by putting in fear, this does not imply any great degree of terror or fright in the victim. It is sufficient if so much force or threatening by word or gesture, be used as might create …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • put the fear of God into — To terrify • • • Main Entry: ↑fear * * * put the fear of God into see ↑fear, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑god …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God in (or into) someone — make someone very frightened. → fear …   English new terms dictionary

  • put the fear of God into someone — put the fear of God into (someone) to frighten someone very much. There s no question that this wrestler puts the fear of God into his opponents …   New idioms dictionary

  • put the fear of God into — (someone) to frighten someone very much. There s no question that this wrestler puts the fear of God into his opponents …   New idioms dictionary

  • put the fear of God in — ► put the fear of God in (or into) make very frightened. Main Entry: ↑fear …   English terms dictionary

  • put the fear of God into — ► put the fear of God in (or into) make very frightened. Main Entry: ↑fear …   English terms dictionary

  • put the fear of God into someone — informal phrase to make someone feel very frightened Thesaurus: to make someone afraid or frightenedsynonym Main entry: fear …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God in someone — put the fear of God in (or into) someone cause someone to be very frightened …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God into somebody — put the fear of ˈGod into sb idiom to make sb very frightened, especially in order to make them do sth Main entry: ↑fearidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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