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1 scare /ˈskeɚ/ verb
scares; scared; scaring
1 scare
/ˈskeɚ/
verb
scares; scared; scaring
Learner's definition of SCARE
[+ object] : to cause (someone) to become afraid : frighten
[no object] : to become afraid

scare away/off

[phrasal verb]
scare (someone or something) away/off or scare away/off (someone or something)
: to cause (someone or something) to go away and stay away because of fear or because of possible trouble, difficulty, etc.

scare into

[phrasal verb]
scare (someone) into (something)
: to cause (someone) to do (something) because of fear

scare up

[phrasal verb]
scare (someone or something) up or scare up (someone or something) US, informal
: to find or get (someone or something) with some difficulty
2 scare /ˈskeɚ/ noun
plural scares
2 scare
/ˈskeɚ/
noun
plural scares
Learner's definition of SCARE
[count]
: a sudden feeling of fear
: a situation in which a lot of people become afraid because of some threat, danger, etc.

— scare

adjective, always used before a noun
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