with menaces

Definition of with menaces

British, law

  1. :  with threats :  using threatening actions or language They were accused of demanding money with menaces.

Word by Word Definitions

menaceplay menaces
  1. :  a show of intention to inflict harm :  threat

    :  one that represents a threat :  danger

    :  an annoying person

  1. :  to make a show of intention to harm

    :  to represent or pose a threat to :  endanger

    :  to act in a threatening manner


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