Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
  • transitive verb To coerce or intimidate by causing fear. synonym: frighten.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

  • verb American Alternative spelling of terrorise.

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

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

Etymologies

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terror +‎ -ize

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