Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
  • transitive v. To coerce by intimidation or fear. See Synonyms at frighten.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of terrorise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To impress with terror; to coerce by intimidation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fill with terror; control or coerce by terror; terrify; appal. Also spelled terrorise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. fill with terror; frighten greatly
  • v. coerce by violence or with threats

Etymologies

terror +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

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