• (verb): Make timid or fearful.
    Example: "Her boss intimidates her"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on intimidate:

Virginia V. Black - Majority
... is unconstitutional, but cross burning done with an attempt to intimidate can be limited because such expression has a long and pernicious history as a signal of impending violence ... cross burning carried out with the attempt to intimidate." In so doing, the Court created a new area of constitutionally unprotected speech for "true threats." Under that carve-out, "a State may ...
Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation
... lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal ... A SLAPP may also intimidate others from participating in the debate ... plaintiffs do not present themselves to the Court admitting that their intent is to censor, intimidate or silence their critics ...
Freedom Of Access To Clinic Entrances Act
... force, threat of physical force, or physical obstruction to intentionally injure, intimidate, interfere with or attempt to injure, intimidate or interfere with any person who is obtaining reproductive health services ...
List Of Magic: The Gathering Keywords - Evergreen Keywords - Intimidate
... A creature with intimidate can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or creatures that share a color with it ... In 2009, Intimidate was announced as an evergreen keyword to replace fear, though it did not appear in a Core Set until Hideous Visage was printed in Magic 2012 ...
Typology of Cover-ups
... ribbon commission or "independent" inquiry Intimidate participants, witnesses or whistleblowers Bribe or buy out the critic Generally intimidate the critic by following him or her, killing pets, etc ... job or future employment in industry Transfer the critic to an inferior job or location Intimidate the critic with lawsuits or SLAPP suits Murder assassination Publicity management ...

More definitions of "intimidate":

  • (verb): To compel or deter by or as if by threats.
    Synonyms: restrain

Famous quotes containing the word intimidate:

    Sir: Between buccaneers, no ceremony; I take your dry goods, and in return I send you pimento; therefore, we are now even. I entertain no resentment.... Nothing can intimidate us; we run the same fortune, and our maxim is that the goods of this world belong to the strong and valiant.
    —For the State of Florida, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Illustrious examples engross, prejudice, and intimidate. They engross our attention, and so prevent a due inspection of ourselves; they prejudice our judgment in favour of their abilities, and so lessen the sense of our own; and they intimidate us with the splendour of their renown, and thus under diffidence bury our strength.
    Edward Young (1683–1765)