Simple Definition of terrorize
: to cause (someone) to be extremely afraid
: to force (someone) to do something by using threats or violence
Examples of terrorize in a sentence
As a child she terrorized her younger siblings.
She was terrorized by nightmares.
Employees were terrorized into accepting abysmal working conditions.
First Known Use of terrorize
TERRORIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of terrorize for Students
1 : to fill with fear
2 : to use terrorism against
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