Definitions for



Overview of verb dread

The verb dread has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) fear, dread

(be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!")


Overview of adj dreaded

The adj dreaded has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible

(causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices