Translation of terrorize in Spanish:

terrorize

aterrorizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛrəˌraɪz//ˈtɛrərʌɪz/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (terrify)
    (person/neighborhood) aterrorizar
    (neighborhood/person) tener atemorizado
    • A witness to the robberies said the victims were terrorised by their attackers and were visibly shaking with fear.
    • Two former students of Kingsdown School have been told to keep out of its grounds and area after terrorising teachers and pupils for a year and a half.
    • He used to terrorize me, but as I grew older, he became funny to me.
    • She has been in trouble with the police since she was 11, stealing, terrorising the neighbours, setting fire to things.
    • The thought never crossed our minds that someone could walk into our house at night to terrorize us.
    • Vandals brought havoc to two villages at the weekend causing damage and terrorizing residents.
    • He really enjoys himself when he can mentally terrorize his audience, shocking them to a catharsis.
    • The murder was likely aimed at terrorizing the local residents.
    • If we get a clear look at the thing that is terrorising us, we gain some measuring of understanding of it, and our imaginations don't work anywhere near as hard.
    • Over the last few months, councillors and residents say some local youngsters have been on the warpath, terrorising the people of Sutton.
    • A massive European eagle owl believed to have been released illegally is terrorising walkers and animals on Ilkley Moor.
    • A gang of young girls is terrorising residents of Darwin's northern suburbs.
    • A temporary banning order designed to stop two teenage thugs from terrorising residents has been extended for a further five weeks.
    • They are taking action against a gang of bullies who are terrorising workers at the city's main mail depot.
    • He often played the bully, terrorizing players young and old alike to improve his team's chances of winning.
    • A former prison officer who works at a village youth club today spoke out on behalf of teenagers who have been blamed for terrorising residents.
    • Extremists seek to terrorize innocent men, women and children, whoever they are and wherever they may live.
    • It's classic terrorism where you attack the general population to terrorize the people to achieve a political aim.
    • The horrors they commit are done by a few and are done for a political reason: to terrorize their enemies.
    • Posters and leaflets are being distributed at Oldhams estate to publicise the terms of a court order banning the boy from terrorising residents.
  • 2

    (intimidate)
    atemorizar
    he terrorized her into lying to the police la atemorizó para que mintiera a la policía