from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To make angry; irritate.
  • intransitive verb To cause (someone) to go mad; drive to madness.
  • intransitive verb To become infuriated.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To become mad; act as if mad.
  • To make mad; excite violently; enrage; craze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To make mad; to drive to madness; to drive to insanity; to craze.
  • transitive verb To make very angry; to enrage; to excite violently with passion.
  • intransitive verb To become mad; to act as if mad.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make angry.
  • verb To make insane; to inflame with passion.
  • verb obsolete To become furious.

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

  • verb make mad
  • verb drive up the wall; go on someone's nerves
  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind


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