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Definition of the verb beleaguer

What does beleaguer mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: beleaguered | beleaguering | beleaguers

  1. annoy persistently
  2. surround so as to force to give up

Alternative definition of the verb beleaguer


  1. To besiege; to surround with troops.
  2. To vex, harass, or beset.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for beleaguer

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Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (101-)

by Samuel Fallows

SYN: Hem, surround, environ, encircle, besiege, beleaguer, embarrass. ANT: Liberate, abandon. KEY: Beside SYN: Close, near, alongside, additionally, over_and_above, together, moreover. ANT: Separate, apart, inclusively.

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

beset, surround, attack, encircle, blockade, barricade, lay siege to, beleaguer, hem in. 2 crowd around, hem, hedge, fence, restrict, throng, block, hinder, enclose, obstruct, stall, stop. besmirch v. taint, corrupt, stain, dishonor, debauch, smirch, ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Hem, surround, environ, encircle, besiege, beleaguer, embarrass. ANT. Liberate, abandon. Beside. SYN. Close, near, alongside, additionally, over and above, together, moreover. ANT. Separate, apart, inclusively. Besiege. SYN.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

environ, harried, heckled, inclose, oppress, provoke, set upon; 8 badgered, bullirag, bullyrag, encircle, harassed, ill-treat, infested, maltreat, mistreat, pothered, surround; 9 beleaguer, clamor for, encompass, importune, imprecate, persecute; ...

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Scrabble value of B3E1L1E1A1G2U1E1R1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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