What is Scare ?

Scare is (noun) a fright What a scare you gave me – jumping out at me in the dark like that! Antonym reassurance(verb) to frighten someone The thought of travelling alone across Africa scares me. She was scared by the spider in the bathroom. Ant- onym reassure to scare the life out of someone to frighten someone completely (in- formal.) to scare away to frighten some- thing so that it goes away The cat has scared all the birds away from the garden.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level