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Adjective: scared  skehrd
  1. Made afraid
    "too shocked and scared to move";
    - frightened
Verb: scare  skehr
  1. Cause fear in
    "The stranger who hangs around the building scares me";
    - frighten, fright [archaic], affright
  2. Cause to lose courage; to be daunted; to be scared away
    "scared off by the refusal"; "scared away by the refusal"; "scared by the refusal";
    - daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away

See also: afraid, 'fraid [non-standard]

Type of: excite, intimidate, put the frigheners on [Brit, informal], put the screws on [informal], shake, shake up, stimulate, stir

Encyclopedia: Scared