HyperDic: beleaguer

English > 2 senses of the word beleaguer:
VERBemotionbeleaguer, tease, badger, pester, bugannoy persistently
competitionbeleaguer, besiege, surround, hem in, circumventsurround so as to force to give up
beleaguer > pronunciation
Soundsbihliy'ger
Rhymesagar ... younger: 63 rhymes with ger...
English > beleaguer: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningannoy persistently.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot beleaguer Sue
Synonymstease, badger, pester, bug
Broadertorment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustratetreat cruelly
Spanishacosar, atormentar, burlar, hostigar, importunar, joder, jorobar, molestar
Catalanassetjar, atabuixar, burlar, cansar, empaitar, esgotar, fastiguejar, fatigar, molestar
English > beleaguer: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningSurround so as to force to give up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsbesiege, surround, hem in, circumvent
Narrowerblockade, seal offimpose a blockade on
ebbhem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishasediar, cercar, sitiar
Catalanassetjar

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