frighten out of

Definition of frighten out of

  1. :  to keep (someone) from (doing something) because of fear Bad economic news has frightened people out of putting their money in the stock market.

Word by Word Definitions

frightenplay
  1. :  to make afraid :  terrify

    :  to drive or force by frightening

    :  to become frightened

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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