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Overview of noun besieging

The noun besieging has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockade

(the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack)

Overview of verb besiege

The verb besiege has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent

(surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna")

2. besiege

(cause to feel distressed or worried; "She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged")

3. besiege

(harass, as with questions or requests; "The press photographers besieged the movie star") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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