Meaning of “frighten” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “frighten” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frightenverb [ T ]

us /ˈfrɑɪ·tən/

to make someone feel fear:

Be quiet or you’ll frighten the deer.
frightened
adjective us /ˈfrɑɪ·tənd/

She was too frightened to enter the room alone.

(Definition of “frighten” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)