verb (used with object), scared, scaring.
to fill, especially suddenly, with fear or terror; frighten; alarm.
verb (used without object), scared, scaring.
to become frightened:
That horse scares easily.
a sudden fright or alarm, especially with little or no reason.
a time or condition of alarm or worry:
For three months there was a war scare.
scare up, Informal. to obtain with effort; find or gather:
to scare up money.
to fill or be filled with fear or alarm
(transitive; often foll by away or off) to drive (away) by frightening
(transitive) (US & Canadian, informal) (foll by up)
to produce (a meal) quickly from whatever is available
to manage to find (something) quickly or with difficulty: brewers need to scare up more sales
a sudden attack of fear or alarm
a period of general fear or alarm
causing (needless) fear or alarm: a scare story
adjective, Botany. 1. thin, dry, and membranous, as certain bracts; chaffy. adjective 1. (of plant parts) membranous, dry, and brownish in colour: scarious bracts
noun, Pathology. 1. scarlet fever. 2. a mild form of scarlet fever. noun 1. the technical name for scarlet fever scarlatina scar·la·ti·na (skär’lə-tē’nə) n. See scarlet fever. scar’la·ti’nal adj.
- Scarlatina hemorrhagica
scarlatina hemorrhagica scarlatina hem·or·rhag·i·ca (hěm’ə-rāj’ĭ-kə) n. Scarlet fever in which blood hemorrhages into the skin and mucous membranes and produces a dasky hue in the eruption.
noun, Pathology. 1. scarlet fever. 2. a mild form of scarlet fever. noun 1. the technical name for scarlet fever scarlatinal scar·la·ti·nal (skar- lā-tē’nāl) n. relating to scarlatina scarlatina scar·la·ti·na (skär’lə-tē’nə) n. See scarlet fever. scar’la·ti’nal adj.