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besieging definition

besieging


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  besiege 
 
  1  of  3  senses  of  besiege 
 
  Sense  1 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  blockade,  seal  off 
  =>  ebb 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  besiege 
 
  1  of  3  senses  of  besiege 
 
  Sense  1 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  blockade,  seal  off 
  =>  ebb 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  besiege 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  besiege 
 
  3  senses  of  besiege 
 
  Sense  1 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  attack,  assail 
 
  Sense  2 
  besiege 
  =>  distress 
 
  Sense  3 
  besiege 
  =>  importune,  insist 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  besiege 
 
  besiege  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  besiege 
 
  Sense  1 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  attack,  assail 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  besiege 
  =>  distress 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  besiege 
  =>  importune,  insist 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  besieging 
  besieging 
 
  Overview  of  noun  besieging 
 
  The  noun  besieging  has  1  sense  (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") 
 
  Overview  of  noun  besieging 
 
  The  noun  besieging  has  1  sense  (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") 



besieging definition