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scare

 (skâr)
v. scared, scar·ing, scares
v.tr.
To strike with sudden fear; alarm. See Synonyms at frighten.
v.intr.
To become frightened: a child who scares easily.
n.
1. A condition or sensation of sudden fear: That mask gave me a real scare.
2. A general state of alarm; a panic: a bomb scare that necessitated evacuating the building.
adj.
Serving or intended to frighten people: scare stories; scare tactics.
Phrasal Verb:
scare up Informal
To gather or prepare with considerable effort or ingenuity: managed to scare up some folding chairs for the unexpected crowd.

[Middle English skerren, scaren, from Old Norse skirra, from skjarr, timid.]

scar′er n.

scared

(ˈskɛəd)
adj
frightened or nervous
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scared - made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"

scared

Translations
خائِفخائِف، فَزَع
bázlivýmající strachvylekaný
bangebange for
peloissaan
uplašen
félriadt
hræddur
怖がった
겁먹은
rädd
ที่น่ากลัว
sợ hãi

scared

[ˈskɛərd] adjeffrayé(e)
to be scared → avoir peur
Don't be scared → N'aie pas peur.
I was scared stiff → J'avais une peur bleue.
to be scared of sb/sth → avoir peur de qn/qch
Are you scared of him? → Est-ce que tu as peur de lui?
to be scared to do sth → avoir peur de faire qch
to be scared of doing sth → avoir peur de faire qch

scared

adj
(= afraid) look, face, voiceängstlich, verängstigt; he’s a scared maner hat Angst; to be scared (of somebody/something)(vor jdm/etw) Angst haben; to be scared stiff or to death or out of one’s wits (all inf)Todesängste ausstehen, fürchterliche Angst haben; to be scared to do somethingAngst haben, etw zu tun; she was too scared to speaksie konnte vor Angst nicht sprechen; she was always too scared to speak in publicsie getraute sich nie, in der Öffentlichkeit zu sprechen; he’s scared of telling her the truther getraut sich nicht, ihr die Wahrheit zu sagen
(= apprehensive)ängstlich; to be scared that …Angst haben, dass …, befürchten, dass …

scared

[skɛəd] adjimpaurito/a, spaventato/a
to be scared (of) → aver paura (di)
to be scared to death, be scared stiff → essere spaventato/a a morte
to be scared out of one's wits (fam) → non capire più niente dalla paura

scare

(skeə) verb
to startle or frighten. You'll scare the baby if you shout; His warning scared her into obeying him.
noun
1. a feeling of fear or alarm. The noise gave me a scare.
2. a feeling of fear or panic among a large number of people. a smallpox scare.
scared adjective
frightened. I'm scared of spiders; a scared little girl.
ˈscarecrow noun
a figure set up eg in a field, to scare away birds and stop them eating the seeds etc.
ˈscaremonger noun
a person who spreads alarming rumours.
scare away/off
to make go away or stay away because of fear. The birds were scared away by the dog.

scared

خائِف vylekaný bange verängstigt τρομαγμένος asustado peloissaan effrayé uplašen spaventato 怖がった 겁먹은 bang skremt przestraszony assustado напуганный rädd ที่น่ากลัว korkmuş sợ hãi 害怕的
References in classic literature ?
I've been so scared and worried, I don't want to have anything to do with lovers for a long while, perhaps never,"
Hello, Jimmy, ain't you scared to come so far west?
The profound depth of the minister's repose was the more remarkable, inasmuch as he was one of those persons whose sleep ordinarily is as light as fitful, and as easily scared away, as a small bird hopping on a twig.
They had, as it were, an extent and mass for which I had not been prepared and in the presence of which I found myself, freshly, a little scared as well as a little proud.
Regent street is not unknown to Lascars and Malays; and at Bombay, in the Apollo Green, live Yankees have often scared the natives.
Jurgis clung to his guide like a scared child to its nurse, and while the latter hailed one foreman after another to ask if they could use another unskilled man, he stared about him and marveled.
The long and short is, you're scared, Marks; but I can't help that,--you've got to go.
It soon transpired that the eclipse had scared the British world almost to death; that while it lasted the whole country, from one end to the other, was in a pitiable state of panic, and the churches, hermitages, and monkeries overflowed with praying and weeping poor creatures who thought the end of the world was come.
One evening on board a Mississippi steamboat, a boy of ten years lay asleep in a berth--a long, slim-legged boy, he was, encased in quite a short shirt; it was the first time he had ever made a trip on a steamboat, and so he was troubled, and scared, and had gone to bed with his head filled with impending snaggings, and explosions, and conflagrations, and sudden death.
I got so down-hearted and scared I did wish I had some company.
Oh, that's good -- I tell you, Tom, I was most scared to death; I'd a bet anything it was a STRAY dog.
I kind of hoped the boat would land somers, and we could skip ashore and not have to run the risk of this row, I was so scared of Bud Dixon, but she was an upper-river tub and there warn't no real chance of that.