put in fear
index browbeat, intimidate, menace

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • put in fear — Intimidated. When a robbery is alleged to have been committed by putting in fear, this does not imply any great degree of terror or fright in the victim. It is sufficient if so much force or threatening by word or gesture, be used as might create …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • In Fear and Faith — performing in Tempe in 2010. Background information Origin San Diego, California, USA …   Wikipedia

  • put the fear of God in (or into) someone — make someone very frightened. → fear …   English new terms dictionary

  • put the fear of God in — ► put the fear of God in (or into) make very frightened. Main Entry: ↑fear …   English terms dictionary

  • put the fear of God into — ► put the fear of God in (or into) make very frightened. Main Entry: ↑fear …   English terms dictionary

  • put in bodily fear — index menace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put the fear of God in someone — put the fear of God in (or into) someone cause someone to be very frightened …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God into somebody — put the fear of ˈGod into sb idiom to make sb very frightened, especially in order to make them do sth Main entry: ↑fearidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • putting in fear — These words are used in the commonlaw definition of a robbery from the person; i.e. the offense must have been committed by putting in fear the person robbed. 4 Bl.Comm. 243. No matter how slight the cause creating the fear may be, if transaction …   Black's law dictionary

  • To put in — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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