fear for

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fear for

: to feel concern for (something or someone) : to worry about (something or someone)
  • She feared for her husband's safety.

Word by Word Definitions

fear play
  1. : an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger

  2. : an instance of this emotion

  3. : a state marked by this emotion

  1. : to be afraid of : expect with alarm

  2. : to have a reverential awe of

  3. : frighten


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