Đồng nghĩa của cap

Alternative for cap

caps, capped, capping

Đồng nghĩa: beat, cover, crown, excel, lid, top,

Trái nghĩa: hat,

Noun

An upper limit imposed on spending or borrowing
limit ceiling limitation threshold bound line restriction boundary check extent termination confines curb restraint control end upper limit border margin perimeter maximum bounds edge periphery fringe borderline rim compass constraint extremity cutoff point verge barrier skirt brim circumference skirting hem demarcation frontier edging frame pale outer limits cut-off point maximum value parameter limits parameters brink partition marge flange mark thresholds extremities ambit barriers point highest permissible level highest permissible value demarcation line boundary line dividing line end point bounding line circumscription regulation curtailment trammel restrainer containment bridle damper rein brake constrainment fetter constriction confinement inhibition cramp hindrance confine repression stricture tops line of demarcation radius restrictions limitations term reach orbit range sweep purlieu scope condition obstruction impediment obstacle deterrent stop handicap binding contraction hold lock fetters stoppage shackles bar leash discouragement squeezing compression custody reduction retardant clampdown captivity string chain straitjacket detention tightening shrinking choking determent arrest wet blanket stumbling block jam delay gridlock suppressant crackdown hampering stint deadline time limit clogging curbing astringency immobilization immobilisation check in time chill disincentive cloud depressant gloom pall block curfew depression tolerance let clog embarrassment dissuasion manacle encumbrance drag crimp holdback hurdle interference balk stipulation limen minimum level rule cold water defensive measures defence defense preventative shackle preventive baulk qualification provision proviso base narrowing stenosis blockage tightness pressure rider strings requirement ban taboo moderation embargo boycott hang-up glitch no-no reservation catch lower limit prevention disqualification suppression interdict congestion squeeze condensation compaction telescoping contracting compacting condensing constricting prohibition bondage pinions weight decrease rope manacles chains order abridgment instruction abridgement deprivation deterrence command imprisonment excess baggage fine print small difficulty starting point restraining order internment incarceration straitening strangulation ball and chain prison impoundment immurement duress durance thraldom porridge thrall gaol safekeeping delimitation bounding keeping jail house arrest coercion trammels bonds immuration

Noun

An academic mortar board

Noun

The top or highest point of an object, structure or landmass
acme summit apex pinnacle crown peak crest top brow tip vertex mountaintop head height spire ridge brink roof hilltop ceiling tiptop aiguille pitch tor crag elevation serac highest point high point tip-top highest part mountain top upper extremity high spot maximum height apogee zenith culmination climax meridian capstone crescendo noon sum noontime fastigium high noon high-water mark ne plus ultra heights extremity cope point maximum prime optimum flower superlative eminence crowning point needle top part very top perfection ultimate best limit utmost apotheosis greatest upper limit highlight high water mark uttermost epitome end extreme max consummation most record edge ascendancy nonpareil pike highest degree termination crowning moment finale quintessence denouement payoff nth degree supremacy high copestone tops cusp depth boundary highest level best part critical mass peak of perfection margin nadir culminating point greatest degree apoapsis apocenter apsis puy hoodoo inselberg verge best example ultimate example perfect example last word nab finest watermark tidemark floodmark record level pay-off rim brim extreme case utmost extent furthest point nonesuch sublimity pole upper surface upper part upper layer intensification capsheaf crowning glory heyday excess high level pink nib nose superiority completion up there steeple tower inordinancy finish conclusion le dernier cri outside top form maximum point bloom close flowering all-time arete bitter end highest extent blooming result capper terminal spike highest preeminence maxi world record blow off crowning touch punch line greatest extent top figure the end

Noun

Any mechanical seal that serves to fill the space between two objects, generally to prevent leakage between the two objects while under compression

Noun

Raised cover for a pickup truck

Noun

Mortarboard or hawk

Noun

A cap that is not elasticated or adjustable at the back

Noun

A leader or person in authority
captain boss leader chief head commander magnate master tycoon baron grandee honcho industrialist mandarin mogul nabob bigwig commandant commanding officer foreman headman helmsman jefe kingpin principal skip skipper taskmaster Capt. chieftain figurehead kahuna macher representative top dog authority big cheese big gun big noise big shot big wheel boss man CEO CFO director exec executive fat cat four-striper guide mistress number one officer operator owner pilot royalty supervisor top big enchilada old man top banana head honcho higher up straw boss team leader pilot in command manager controller superintendent administrator gaffer ruler lord overseer governor chair president chairman chairperson sachem employer baas monarch chairwoman superior king President proprietor ringleader moderator numero uno Mister Big prince tsar forewoman sherang entrepreneur padrone czar general commander in chief manageress premier spokesperson foreperson speaker presider line manager overlord prolocutor lion Napoleon chief executive chargehand head person super sovereign big kahuna grieve high muckamuck convener suzerain inspector managing director potentate big hitter plutocrat captain of industry mastermind Big Daddy Big Chief monitor top brass pit boss pannikin boss heavy hitter person in charge head man guru queen patriarch princess notable ganger steward guv'nor elder liege ramrod lord and master financier personage overman magnifico VIP supremo nob spokesman dean capitalist introducer bashaw merchant prince top executive liege lord dominator chief officer big white chief chief executive officer presiding officer Mr Big MC prez key player prime minister lead-off person father of the chapel master of ceremonies shop steward tribal chief heavyweight seigneur taskmistress gang leader instigator stirrer troublemaker sirdar hetman prime mover spearhead coach headmaster ariki agitator inciter orchestrator brains headmistress dictator head of department senior helm noble headship patron matriarch pedagogue pedagog trainer wheel reins official top cat robber baron toastmaster notability crew leader boss woman boss lady leader of the pack flag carrier flag-bearer head woman top woman helmer taskperson top man prelate aristocrat multimillionaire millionaire billionaire head teacher minister rector provost chancellor warden aristo V.I.P. superior commander big person heavy biggie higher-up squillionaire big businessman zillionaire CO merchant name figure peer businessperson co agent bureaucrat organizer C.O. dynast power prex prexy don kingfish maistry induna better overling brass investor driver's seat administrant archon big fish important person pusher prepositus vice chancellor POTUS wealthy businessman commander-in-chief mayor functionary comptroller commissioner consul admin judge producer custodian ambassador standard-bearer MD wealthy person business person organiser high priestess C in C high priest point person C.-in-C. slave driver Big Brother symposiarch person upstairs front office emperor mentor spokeswoman counsellor torchbearer conductor counselor mover and shaker big name mother of the chapel instructorship throne tutorship position of control tutor professorate mistress of ceremonies fellowship head of government head of state prime candidate magistrate dignitary doyen high-up office bearer field marshal generalissimo chief of staff marshal nestor linchpin PM guiding light member of the board office-holder appointee chief of state elder statesman officeholder office-bearer leading light public servant apparatchik chief minister first minister zookeeper main contender civil servant expert maestro jailer keeper bossman political boss favorite headliner strongman player gaoler doyenne coryphée executive officer top person management corporation establishment slavedriver outfit juice person handler senior manager senior administrator suit senior official jack-in-office curator sitter examiner U.S. President director general meal ticket presbyter father male head incumbent panjandrum top drawer secretary treasurer viceroy hierarchy big Chief big Daddy P.M. workers big cheese favourite cacique frontrunner seneschal proconsul guv bailiff intendant regulator senior figure senior member leading figure first mate first lieutenant gubernatorial leader winner champion hero superstar shogun captain general ace faculty head doge dewan department head legislator professor lead tack ecclesiastic office holder committee member organization administrator board member grand vizier college head head of faculty university official head of the government head of cabinet First Lord of the Treasury

Noun

A stiff brim at the front of a cap

Verb

To confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
limit restrict curb delimit circumscribe check confine control peg fix regulate restrain set a limit on hold down keep within bounds put a ceiling on constrain inhibit bridle bound constrict hamper hold hinder fetter demarcate repress trammel set freeze arrest specify tie keep down demark delimitate define set limits on impose limits on hem in keep within limits bottle up keep a tight rein on not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of mothball immobilize immobilise stymie hold up impede obstruct suppress encumber slow hamstring hobble handicap thwart moderate contain ration encircle bind shorten narrow reduce shrink contract temper inclose surround chain prelimit qualify tether decrease enclose diminish modify send up cool down put on ice hang up come down on cut down on hold back shut in keep under control clip someone's wings put away pin down bar govern terminate cramp prescribe straiten cork girdle hold in check place a limit on tie down mark off put a brake on draw the line on keep the lid on shackle handcuff clog manacle hog-tie interfere with tie up retard block secure imprison lock up pinion stifle enchain embarrass choke concentrate tame jail rein in focus leash short-circuit gaol chain up pull in fasten gyve enfetter frustrate measure rule keep detain narrow down clench encompass hold in put in irons cumber truss lash rope rein incarcerate compress intern immure subdue cuff delineate clap capture tighten condense strangle withhold compact strangulate outline fence in entrammel collapse constringe pinch trap enslave prevent smother delay close stop keep in check tauten tense stem cool slow down tuck astringe keep lid on deter brake put half nelson on become narrower keep back make narrower become smaller draw together throw a monkey wrench in the works of make smaller mark out throw a spanner in the works of draw in tie someone down strap squeeze quell zero in center on fix on mitigate telescope capsule capsulize pin press down hold fast catch calm enmesh net ensnare forestall idle hitch up environ snag drag feet hold captive truss up modulate ease entrap put straitjacket on put a leash on put a lead on disrupt relieve simmer down gain control over gain mastery over clap in irons enthrall enthral throw monkey wrench in tone down tie someone's hands beslave bethrall indenture cramp someone's style nail down bring to a screeching halt tie one's hands put in chains muzzle moor dampen bit curtail harness hitch choke back debar impound stay gag rein back guide direct kill hogtie centre on isolate keep in occlude reduce to slavery condemn to servitude sell into slavery subject to forced labour condemn to slavery stall postpone box up sit on pull back crack down attach localise pinpoint center localize centre clot congest jam stuff retardate foil derail keep in line bring under control have on a tight leash establish halt cripple defer interrupt pause protract barricade block up determine remit crimp shelve prorogue decide close off stave off put back back off hold off on set back take down intermit put off bring to screeching halt make late shut off get in the way of shut down bog down slow up choke off prolong stand in the way of hold over blockade stop up plug up gum up dam identify stipulate designate settle classify clog up bung up distinguish taper connect stop from spreading detail compass mark be happy with make do with only border envelop set the boundaries of set out rim belt verge stake out edge wall in set the limits of flank gird lay down set bounds to gather baulk meet join unite grapple fuse link coalesce get narrower couple come into contact get smaller get thinner form a circle come together put together encounter ban lock in coop up close in balk deny concuss deprive shotgun disallow necessitate cool off

Verb

To provide a fitting conclusion or climax to
crown close complete conclude climax finish perfect settle round off finish off top off bring to a close put the finishing touches to put the finishing touch to be a fitting climax to top it off put the lid on consummate fulfill fulfil wind up accomplish sew up achieve finalize set the seal on finalise wrap up execute polish terminate end clinch round out carry out add the finishing touch to polish off effectuate perform do realize complement culminate add the final touch to bring to an end put to bed bring to fruition realise nail confirm guarantee actualize seal call it a day sort out bring to a conclusion make good make perfect carry off get through make up go whole hog put the finishing touches on go through with bring to maturity do thoroughly go the limit put the last touches on ultimate determine put finishing touch on close out put the tin lid on fold up button down endorse discharge attain warrant authorize authenticate validate certify ratify wrap can refine effect put into effect knock off put lid on call a day mop up take care of put away clean up bag make secure reach establish put the seal on be done with make short work of put the final touches to carry through get out of the way follow through with ensure assure authorise stamp shake hands on make certain tie up cap off discontinue halt be the culmination of be the climax be the climax of add the finishing touches to suspend break off dead-end adjourn pass lapse stop expire dissolve cease die elapse quit recess prorogue clear wind down come to an end call off cut loose leave off wink out be put to bed put a lid on break up let up be over button up draw to a close call a halt to pull off bring about bring off engineer negotiate implement produce conduct perpetrate commit put through prosecute manage enact compass succeed in make happen enforce act out deal with administer see through set up hit build dispatch agree meet transact observe deliver on undertake follow through on pursue bring to completion take care of business contrive fix get done arrive at apply agree on hammer out yield administrate chalk up clock up render notch up initiate rack up score act upon work satisfy turn out work out make it get there carry to completion dispose of do justice to do the trick deliver the goods put into practice make it through deliver survive acquit oneself of erect excogitate form construct go the distance undergo bring something off have idealise idealize hash out decide on fight through bring to the end take expedite succeed arrange get something done affect act on run with the ball go that route do to a turn tick be engaged in accelerate reach the summit of bring to perfection put into action actionize tackle follow up on follow through act practice practise engage in exercise follow stage push through cut swing present operate work on hack start in on action take action on come through do to a T put over earn wings do the job sail through put on play out fabricate put in force decide manufacture grasp honour conquer seize strike honor land earn resolve log ring up wrest acquire gain net win procure snag broker process make good on pull something off get someplace live up to nail it latch onto reach terms on shake hands thrash out keep faith with fulfill one's potential make hay be true to put the icing on the cake come to terms on firm up complete the arrangements for reach an agreement do a bang-up job put it over do one proud launch organize put out bring out churn out cause bring generate put in place provoke create arrange for call forth give rise to occasion bring to pass originate engender start actuate precipitate cause to occur cause to happen wreak run kindle induce draw on breed prompt invoke bring on catalyze beget spawn turn the trick catalyse organise begin result in translate into put across

Verb

To outdo or surpass a performance
beat better surpass top outdo best eclipse outshine trump exceed excel transcend upstage lick outstrip pass surmount improve on improve upon go one better than put in the shade run rings around outclass overshadow outrival outdistance put to shame outperform outgun outmatch overtop tower over outvie leave standing dwarf tower above defeat be a cut above do better than be head and shoulders above outrun outpace go beyond outrank be better than be superior to overtake go one better leave behind walk away from outplay run circles around trounce knock spots off dominate outstep lead run rings round get the better of rise above tower extinguish outgo shame outmanoeuvre overstep overcome outmaneuver leave overrun override get ahead of shake off crush cream be greater than triumph overwhelm overpower clobber triumph over win against head out-think outreach outsmart draw away from outhussle conquer subdue rank outweigh own vanquish prevail over rout thrash be more than smash be at the front of overpass get further ahead of be first in go above whip shoot ahead win the race score points off wipe the floor with shoot ahead of blow away be one up on throw into the shade leave in the shade blow out of the water make look pale by comparison run rings around someone diminish outgallop overshoot minimize overreach win outfox outjockey finesse undermine minimise break predominate wallop drub down bulldoze cook trash snow bury wax transform leave something standing put something to shame obliterate shade gain on preponderate put something in the shade stand above be on another level be a class above be master of take precedence stand head and shoulders above beat hollow catch somebody napping call somebody's bluff steal a march on somebody be superior leave in the dust have command over rule over be ahead of fake out do in widen the gap blow out of water pull a fast one be over overdo out-distance overtax distance be larger than break record go by have advantage master get upper hand have it all over have a jump on stuff undo tank trim stop overmatch dispatch take overbear quash overthrow upend subjugate slaughter get hose make mincemeat of be victorious pip at the post bring to their knees command front precede crown spearhead come first in be at the top of be at the head of skunk worst hammer outwit get around demolish shellac crucify bypass walk over outflank take to the cleaners do down paste destroy murder kill overhaul throw hurdle be victorious over walk all over outcompete humiliate quell smother marmalize get one over on get one up on make a fool of knock over prevail win over move ahead of trample over gain a victory over gain the advantage over bring someone to their knees blow out outthink put somebody's nose out of joint overcount outman rival lose take over nullify knock off unseat slam gain an advantage over have the edge over swamp be more numerous than exceed in quantity cut across dismantle pick apart put someone in the shade be more than a match for get the upper hand over give a hiding wipe out scoop break down suppress outnumber have the last laugh on curb weather survive floor devastate shock oppress stun reduce outlive render annihilate flatten knock out render incapable render powerless render helpless knock socks off come out on top of grind down whomp come out on top smoke whup clear pound whop cross undertake spank strike whap dust go past go faster than get past pull ahead of endure get over resist bomb pulverize massacre tromp cope with make one's way over pass over make one's way round vault make it past over make it over climb crest leap make one's way past get through negotiate make it round deal with be unstoppable by slap about skin blast steamroller settle pulverise defeat utterly give someone a drubbing mop up give someone a pasting snow under put away win a resounding victory over take apart turn inside out loom rise mount rear soar ascend overlook leave in one's wake blaze a trail put in proportion be ahead come first be the forerunner separate oneself trail-blaze be out in front break away from the pack be in front have an advantage be in the lead take the lead get the jump on go out in front put a distance between be first overhang reach high look over look down extend above stand high be above hang over

Verb

(sports) To be selected to play for a sports team, especially a national one
select choose include pick give the nod take name elect adopt nominate specify handpick prefer decide favour set stipulate favor appoint tag cull designate fix on peg pin down pick out settle upon make a choice decide on hand-pick determine plump for cherry-pick single out settle on optate opt for make a selection go for vote for agree on opt resolve establish mark conclude fix settle return decide upon assign cream off identify arrange indicate allot tap agree ordain pitch on figure take up decree fix upon embrace make a decision come to a decision put in power finger accept make skim off sift fancy vote plump on arrive at prescribe desire plump vote into office vote in sift out resolve on commit oneself to make your mind up employ recognize install delegate commission detail tick define recognise schedule point out impose instal elect to choose dictate confirm like make up one's mind on denote discriminate between come down in favour of rule lay down make a decision on make a choice on cinch incline towards sort out pick and choose cast one's vote for have as a favourite lean towards think more highly of lean toward be partial to like better show favouritism towards cotton to have a preference for mark off come to a conclusion have a bias towards treat with partiality hold in higher regard side with go in for check off pull out hive off narrow down vote someone in recruit want to make a choice to feel disposed to advance winnow thin discriminate come to see fit predestine coopt short-list exercise choice help yourself move for set aside make choice call for end up settle for allocate want wish forechoose distinguish make up one's mind limit design put in receive admit ballot judge spot prearrange finalize instruct elect for clinch cite choose by ballot make a selection on pinpoint make the choice of cast see fit to make the decision to fix up nail close complete weigh finalise solve work locate achieve seal ID determine on declare announce order agree upon go down the line ponder deliberate on take a stand on come to an agreement on reach a decision on come to a decision on consider come to a conclusion on work out nail down come to a decision about call the shots come to an agreement set a date for assign the part to give the part to brand place require command peach authorize authorise constitute propose tab classify slot mark out flag up recommend direct enjoin cross pronounce set down formulate point to put down for put finger on sign up take on promulgate demand particularise write prescription make provision for guide write a prescription for particularize check stroke dot sign line tick off aim reach plan purpose guess surmise conjecture mediate poll award will settle on a plan of action arrive at conclusion have in mind come to decision come to agreement reach a conclusion have the intention reach a decision commit yourself reach decision commit oneself form opinion have final word draw a conclusion make up your mind end with come to conclusion cast the die go down line take a stand call shots make up mind

Verb

To restrain or to keep in check
control compose contain cool regulate restrain restrict check constrain curb repress subdue bridle limit quell calm master re-collect settle suppress adjust moderate monitor collect inhibit keep measure pull in tame corner inspect lull quiet rally recover smother soothe still tranquillize tranquilize damp down keep a lid on keep a tight rein on keep in check keep the lid on hold back hold in impose limits on keep in line put the brakes on rein in set limits on simmer down stifle govern keep under control keep back hold stop bottle up hinder overcome confine rule fight back choke back reduce hold down swallow conquer arrest mitigate temper hamper quash retard diminish silence withhold muffle lessen strangle gag curtail bite back lick impede block trammel beat cork allay rein tone down prevent fix decrease soften halt stem cork up relieve delimit button up frustrate squelch pacify assuage thwart circumscribe mollify defeat obstruct crack down on vanquish get the better of get a grip on freeze keep within bounds ease peg stay overpower slow cramp conceal sink submerge discipline bar keep down squash nip in the bud subjugate gain mastery over clamp down on rein back mellow alleviate fetter palliate extinguish stamp out staunch terminate muzzle shut in dam deaden relax pocket kill clog cut back abate prevail over choke triumph over hold in check constrict slow down hem in crush put a stop to best hog-tie hold up surmount take the edge off deter leash deny set dampen damp straiten bound quieten hide stanch resist bring under control modulate get under control quench get over put down bind put an end to crack down put a brake on snuff out modify tie up put the kibosh on get control of oppose cut off slap down interfere with hold off cool off keep lid on box up calm down pour cold water on throw cold water on handicap end cover up heal keep secret coop up enclose solve cure dispatch break dominate delay tether direct abolish clobber mend dull help imprison shorten demarcate smooth shackle blunt hamstring stymie counteract extenuate qualify gaol jail hobble entrammel placate cut short intern stall remedy tie down detain chain win against keep in lock up steady specify shrink sit on put away pin down gain control of demark tie sedate jam slacken ameliorate delimitate define barricade put a limit on bottle contract occlude deal with close stuff repulse discourage brake stem the flow of cool down wipe out soft-pedal block up clog up blockade quieten down get rid of congest stop up jam up bung up bring to a standstill keep within limits put half nelson on clamp down come down on put the lid on bring to screeching halt hang up stave off bite one's lip put a ceiling on ward off plug up settle down play down shut down dampen down keep an eye on gulp back keep something in check cultivate recollect fight treat secure come down hard on hold something in keep control of fasten entrap left out bring to naught keep feeling inside oneself trap collar choke something back lower keep on a string gain control over clot torpedo restore encumber hush domesticize revise set a limit on resolve keep a rein on mothball immobilize immobilise baulk overmatch hegemonize manage gum up rise above bring into line put a lid on incarcerate overbear upend get command chasten suffocate cope with handcuff withstand box in manacle make calm hitch up skunk worst put an stop to embarrass mince chill out find a solution to find an answer to lay down the law to someone pipe down snuff ban lock in fence in close in immure balk concuss deprive shotgun disallow necessitate make better temperate remit restraint get around put out hush up heap shower oppress shroud keep tight rein on punish abase foil rectify prescribe salve do down destroy neutralize pause stabilize smooth over stabilise quiet down defuse subside girdle ration becalm reassure appease catch interrupt put a leash on put a lead on mortify lullaby assure inclose narrow surround prelimit encircle bottleneck place a limit on demolish rebuff neutralise circumvent checkmate get bogged down decelerate set back make late short-circuit bog down slow up annihilate draw up bit harness gentle plug meet halfway cool out send up cut down on clip someone's wings put on ice iron out sort out humble extirpate draw the line on mark off finish mute pull up slacken pace fetch up debar queer cow seal caulk dock lighten attenuate weaken reclaim bust overwhelm impound guide hogtie stand in the way of rout patch up close up fill close out block out fill up put to rights pull back close off intercept choke up pack shut off dilute water down cut put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time get tough on get tough block off shut out bung stonewall address improve slake sweeten truncate retrench dissuade have on a tight leash tighten up on stopper choke off avert take severe measures against take stern measures against come down on like a ton of bricks come down heavily on trim pare down syncopate chop elide abbreviate cut down lop abridge discountenance disadvise scare turn off disfavour shake talk out of put off disfavor fend off warn indispose deprecate put a damper on divert frighten interfere minify tighten up slim down crop downsize clip slash take the bite out take the sting out pour oil on steady oneself pull oneself together break off get back at repel push back reply counter beat off defend yourself retaliate fight off defend put up a fight riposte take a hold of oneself snap out of it get a grip get a grip on oneself regain one's composure get one's act together get to meat boil down put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on shush internalize internalise keep under wraps keep inside black out

Verb

To envelop completely and hide from view
enshroud cloak cover shroud hide veil cloud conceal obscure blanket envelop enfold enwrap mask swathe bury carpet coat overlay pall submerge surround wrap belie crown curtain disguise occult overlie overspread screen suppress top mantle pave shield extend over paper over blot out sheet drape encase camouflage cover up secrete cache eclipse block out shadow ensconce obstruct shade stash dress up keep hidden keep out of sight block separate stifle adumbrate smother stonewall darken blind dissemble obfuscate muffle withhold hush up keep secret put out of sight sweep under the carpet sweep under the rug keep dark sweep something under the rug sweep something under the carpet keep under your hat draw a veil over isolate cocoon beard front tuck something away dissimulate shelter minimize whitewash masquerade put up a smokescreen make up make inconspicuous shutter minimise wallpaper seclude embed immerse sink plant stow hem close sheathe gird umbrage make light of engulf enclose censor cup tuck shut out wall off shut in shut off redact gag tuck away put in a hole ban mute burke muzzle proscribe outlaw misrepresent overshadow stow away befog not disclose distort blur fog mist haze falsify board up bush up not breathe a word of keep silent about obliterate blear overcast dim overcloud becloud bedim do on the sly stop something being overheard warp benight hinder blacken bemist pettifog dislimn murk obnubilate airbrush colour misinterpret blank out miscolor pervert mislead misstate twist color garble cast a shadow over put a spin on give a false idea of give a false account of gloss over trump up

Verb

To make (someone) feel annoyed or upset
displease anger annoy offend provoke upset aggravate dissatisfy exasperate gall incense irritate infuriate irk nettle pique rile vex affront disgruntle dismay insult madden mortify nark put out discompose disturb hassle outrage perturb scandalise scandalize trouble bother bug disaffect discontent disgust miff needle peeve rattle antagonise antagonize chagrin cool curdle disappoint disoblige enrage fret frustrate gravel hurt misplease perplex repel revolt roil sound wing worry zing get at hack off tee off wind up bum out play dirty tick off turn off hack you off cut to the quick put your back up ruffle rankle get to get chafe rub up the wrong way burn up ride rasp agitate harass grate distress get across give someone the hump spite eat persecute frost gripe goad drive up the wall pester hump inflame disquiet exacerbate rark itch wound pain drive mad plague make someone see red get on your nerves drive crazy disconcert shock torment aggrieve grieve sicken make angry nag give someone the pip harry nauseate make cross sting embarrass drive to distraction rankle with discomfit horrify drive round the twist afflict tease depress give a hard time ire faze rub the wrong way appal grate on drive round the bend slight get in someone's hair get on someone's nerves sadden ruffle someone's feathers confound ail fluster unnerve enflame mad discountenance appall concern burn steam up injure give someone grief get someone's back up cause offense unsettle give offence to get your goat get under someone's skin bedevil hound make someone's hackles rise put someone's nose out of joint crush badger alarm agonize fuss try discommode abrade discomfort discombobulate distemper gnaw be offensive egg on make waves stir up agonise get your back up eat at make someone's blood boil get on one's nerves get someone's goat fire up get someone's dander up put someone's back up rattle someone's cage get one's goat get up someone's nose get on someone's wick abash humiliate raise someone's hackles repulse molest confuse embitter inconvenience flurry mither cross dog bewilder jar disenchant frazzle unhinge derail distract alarum shake bore jar on hagride throw undo get someone disgrace cheese off pick on T-off freak out get on your wick make your blood boil get in your hair put down weird out hurt someone's feelings drive bananas get under skin gross out get under your skin hurt somebody's feelings get on nerves rub you up the wrong way eat away at let down get across someone shame empurple bait beset disrespect diss bite dis nudge taunt devastate incommode acerbate exercise craze prick oppress tantalize raise hell floor tantalise sour break torture niggle harrow indispose put off be at make unhappy be on your back slander pother rack stress alienate wear on be disagreeable to be a pain in the neck belittle get under one's skin gnaw at be a thorn in someone's side strain cause offence to try someone's patience get your dander up be an affront to get someone's hackles up be a thorn in someone's flesh cause anguish to throw off balance try your patience hit where one lives discourage make miserable make wretched put somebody's nose out of joint be on the back of fester chide bruise drive nuts bum hack steam henpeck excite cut brown off weary beleaguer cause annoyance to cause resentment to get up your nose bristle try one's patience get someone's wick obsess push button heat up work on awake quicken goose motivate absorb grab ignite attract interest grill excruciate ruffle one's feathers mess rile up snit pet tiff huff stew ask for it boil arouse be rude to panic excoriate impose upon put on the spot rub one the wrong way stroke someone's hair the wrong way resent push someon's buttons mess with work up harm cause anguish cause suffering be hurtful to bleed mourn lambaste nag at cause sorrow put your nose out of joint slap eat up give the business blow up thwart foil put deject make sore lose one's temper anguish curse push the buttons of cause anxiety cause to panic make anxious abuse confront criticise dispraise criticize wind somebody up drive you up the wall get on somebody's nerves raise your hackles get your hackles up get on someone chivvy get a rise out of balk baffle wrong stick in one's craw begrudge crab grudge set one's teeth on edge devil strap nit-pick push desolate martyr thumb nose at heavy make someone fed up tire burden chivy pursue cause suffering to scare dump on browbeat dispirit dishearten boil over make indignant whip up cause offense to upset the apple cart hang up get even cramp style louse up interrupt bring down snub impede hinder give a zinger give the cold shoulder weigh down make blue dampen spirits chasten bring one down drag down put into a funk cast down put a damper on break one's heart break the heart of deflate humble arouse anxiety in do a number on be on one's case push buttons make it tough for weigh on cut up slur abase nonplus disinterest deter make one sick lose one's interest intrude upon impose on disillusion empoison envenom bend someone's ear breathe down someone's neck frighten carp at lower make one's hackles rise get on someone's case turn one off ridicule demean degrade give offence be disagreeable tread on someone's toes spook psych estrange stun turn incapacitate flip cramp debilitate fail put someone to shame put to shame get one's comeuppance take down a peg take down take the wind out make someone eat humble pie flip out stagger traumatize astound jolt rock turn on lay up key up astonish amaze surprise startle rock the boat make a scene dumbfound make bitter make resentful daze stupefy cheat baulk underwhelm paralyse dumfound flabbergast be offensive to make sick turn someone off be displeasing to be distasteful to overwhelm overcome traumatise paralyze numb thunderstrike awe electrify bowl over take aback shake up be repugnant to turn someone's stomach fill with loathing make someone's gorge rise knock out take the wind out of your sails completely surprise give a turn throw a curve make someone's blood run cold raise someone's eyebrows set someone back on their heels knock for six shake out of your complacency give someone a turn hit like ton of bricks smear calumniate fail to satisfy not suffice get in one's hair mix up give a bad time dishonor backbite revile decry traduce blackguard disparage blackball malign lampoon detract condemn asperse belie dishonour vilify deprecate bad-mouth denigrate libel defame leave dissatisfied raise eyebrows amongst cause raised eyebrows cause a few raised eyebrows amongst not pass muster not be good enough give cause for complaint daunt demoralize demoralise puzzle make uneasy muddle intimidate affect put someone off their stroke terrify knock sideways derange flummox disorder chill cow addle haunt psych out disrupt terrorize move unman mystify make nervous fuddle affright petrify terrorise rouse stir sap shatter knock the stuffing out of disorient befuddle throw off disarrange muddy tax make uncomfortable foul up lie heavy on put into a flap throw into a tizz subdue dash buffalo disorganize dampen enervate bamboozle consternate jumble mess up put out of countenance hector make sad scarify fright bustle overpower cause someone to lose their composure reluct put the wind up make someone scratch their head unbalance besiege incite pressurize fear scare to death scare the bejesus out of sear sweat crucify press strike weaken pressurise interfere complicate bully grind snafu cause anxiety to bemuse get down beat rattle one's cage fox put someone off their stride beat down make your heart bleed send into a rage cause discomfort to hang over disorientate muck up make despondent make gloomy scare stiff weigh heavily on do someone's head in prey on someone's mind give someone the blues hurry get someone down do in cause to be at a stand break someone's heart throw cold water on put in a spot pour cold water on scare the living daylights out of turn your stomach test pressure damage fidget make fretful despair cavil drain scar down stimulate preoccupy foul stretch dizzy catch off balance undermine intrude enfeeble cause trouble to touch meddle devitalize stump prostrate reduce to tears galvanize dull squelch possess jangle maze stop someone in their tracks tangle whelm overmaster swamp throw into disorder cause concern to discredit galvanise befog own be a great weight on damp screw up snarl make self-conscious cast a gloom upon be a burden to be a nuisance to pose keep on at go on at bring tears to your eyes greatly upset knock over throw into a tizzy put the wind up someone give trouble fog mess with someone's head bulldoze make it tough obfuscate snarl up keep after try the patience of make shudder be repulsive to fill with fear hurt one's feelings blow away snow under scare someone out of their wits make someone want to throw up strike dumb turn one's stomach make discontented throw into a panic go to one's head make your hair stand on end strike terror into put the fear of God into blow one's mind scare the pants off dash someone's hopes break someone's spirit put to trouble bring low take someone's breath away throw into a blue funk muddle up outface stare down outstare put off balance heat stand up to unquiet frenzy make restless cause disquiet to put on edge tear apart flutter stress out mistake hustle ferment deplore occupy ventilate examine importune psych someone out destabilize furbelow bluster frill wear unstring tear dun exhaust send into a spin dement displace rummage disarray make flip work someone up bug up thrill roust destabilise push one's buttons sweat out throw into tizzy dislocate cast a gloom on pierce knock props out take by surprise put someone off throw into confusion lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind get in the way mistreat heckle accost encroach obtrude infest weigh heavily on one's mind knock for a loop arouse hostility in grind down put to some trouble overcharge occupy someone's thoughts disengage uncouple unfasten separate unhitch disconnect detach start throw into uproar prey on press down on set someone's teeth on edge weigh heavily on someone's mind niggle at grind at fill with consternation wring disaccord disharmonize discord alien upset apple cart worst inflict trauma deeply upset chill off frighten to death frighten the living daylights out of be suppress subjugate stifle make one's heart bleed bring tears to one's eyes dampen someone's spirit make awkward make ashamed show up carp hit hard disarm tire out wear out catch somebody off balance catch somebody unawares spring something on throw a curveball cause to lose your bearings find fault with make turbid suffer be unwell weigh be a burden on knock the stuffing out of someone put someone out quibble smother diminish wilder dash hopes surprize break in put off his or her stride make someone laugh on the other side of their face make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth take the wind out of someone's sails nitpick disadvantage make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on make fed up make your gorge rise make someone feel nauseous pull the rug from under tear to pieces work into lather set one off dish out dish it out set on give it to stick it to take a rise out of make blood boil be indisposed be crook flap poison drive insane dash the hopes of have had enough become bored exhaust someone's patience grate at lose patience muss snow disempower uncalm pull the rug out from under take over drive you crazy hurt the feelings of deaden defeat extinguish curb quell catch one short muck put out of action hit like a ton of bricks hit bring around set thinking make punchy intoxicate bring up short inebriate stymie be ill be weak be sick feel pain be agitated scare silly make jump umbrage shatter the illusions of burst one's bubble dampen the spirits of blow out unzip send up make a monkey of unglue put in a hole take steam out cripple take apart take pains hit a sour note clutter mess with one's head make someone's head spin be all Greek to set someone thinking ball up be in a tizzy be worried squick drive you to distraction make livid cause someone difficulty discommodate labour over take control of threaten menace set back be in a flap be wrong with be in pain feel unwell impress send over the edge bear down on damp down be in a stew get worked up get in a stew smite make someone's hair stand on end make your hackles rise drive you round the twist drive you round the bend make a big thing out of make a big thing of disunify abominate cause to feel nauseous disunite pall divide cause aversion surfeit make someone's stomach rise cloy on offend morals of wean be repulsive be the matter with be a problem to put someone to trouble botch bungle make a meal of make a mountain out of a molehill overstretch overtax tense blight make a thing of drive you off your head make you see red lean on grip dazzle spellbind give someone bother put pressure on be in someone's hair bring pressure to bear on crawl knock the wind out of drive you out of your mind make somebody's blood boil drive out of mind cast a pall over visit take victimize tyrannize buffet throw into panic harsh one's mellow jaundice make someone feel sick drive somebody up the wall make emotional drive scare witless disburb stiff mau-mau strong-arm coerce drag darken turn stomach make your flesh creep give you the creeps make flesh crawl make someone go out of his way freeze your blood run down crunch overextend tyrannise make things hot for someone inspire panic in strike terror in frighten out of your wits dragoon bludgeon fill with terror make it hot for someone victimise put the frighteners on worsen wreck steamroller destroy kill run circles around hit for six downgrade leave speechless sweep someone off their feet render speechless subordinate give someone goose pimples give one the creeps chill to the bone get the wind up throw into a fright scare off make your blood run cold make someone jump out of their skin make blood run cold make one's flesh creep chill someone to the marrow make teeth chatter scare someone half to death give someone the heebie-jeebies scare away curdle the blood invigorate inspire cause to feel emotional strain overdo cause to feel mental strain make tense tense up put in traction push to the limit put on trial make desolate keep under acidulate make rancorous bitter venom make a mess of spur energize pump up harsh someone's mellow debase bring tears to someone's eyes bear down make someone's heart bleed dampen someone's spirits entangle sink juice up enliven inspirit foment energise envigorate trigger animate enthuse liven up activize work jazz up titillate make ill reduce disagree embroil cheapen silence make a fool of pop one's balloon bemean pull down make someone eat crow bring down a peg cause to lose face squash cut down to size settle someone's hash tear down make one feel small put one away put someone in their place put away smirch take down a peg or two shoot down make eat dirt force to eat humble pie demote make unwell ravel complexify complex sophisticate be sickening be unsuitable cause illness to cause problems involve make difficult be injurious to be disturbing be injurious strike down multiply twist make intricate add fuel to fire make complicated handicap render unintelligible clog interrelate fold convolute interweave make difficulties mire elaborate intricate set hurdles combine open can of worms obscure make more difficult make complex interfuse infold snag go against the grain be distasteful have an adverse effect on

Verb

To beat in a competition of wits
outsmart outfox outwit fox outjockey outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outplay outslick outthink out-think overreach trick baffle bamboozle beat best bewilder cheat circumvent con confuse deceive defeat defraud dupe finagle goose gull gyp have hoax hoodwink jip juke mislead outdo outgeneral outguess overcome swindle top worst be cleverer than end run fake out figure out lead astray take in get the better of make a fool of make rings round run rings round steal a march on put one over on pull a fast one on outperform go one better than fool delude cozen beguile bilk humbug sting bluff rook sucker snooker shaft double-cross hornswoggle gaff rip off stiff victimize misguide take for a ride diddle do suck in pull a swifty on misinform burn victimise spoof string along have on scam snow juggle buffalo catch gammon outflank kid mulct sell a pup to fleece swizzle euchre bunco flimflam sharp lead on take to the cleaners lead up the garden path entrap fiddle excel surpass seduce inveigle screw chicane catch out give someone a bum steer pull the wool over somebody's eyes skin ensnare fake trap sell betray outclass illude take someone in take advantage of jive put on pull the wool over someone's eyes pull one's leg rope in befool throw off the scent hustle clip rob impose on lure goldbrick throw shortchange put on the wrong track hose disinform lie to pull fast one stitch up mousetrap do a number on lead one down the garden path pull the wool over one's eyes throw dust in someone's eyes set up have someone on outvie outshine bypass better thwart slip something over on exceed overtake fix stump dust cajole play-act play a trick on flam do the dirty on jerk around pull something wheedle pull a fast one make a sucker of sell a pup pull someone's leg embezzle misdirect milk bleed double deal misstate prevaricate play for a fool pull wool over hocus-pocus stick sandbag pilfer squeeze short skunk ream thimblerig chisel trip up chouse pluck nobble doublespeak misrepresent lie propagandize distort pervert fudge entice bunk tempt fabricate take shuck give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase put on an act entangle pull wool over eyes enmesh lead up garden path cover up wrong steer play trick on put up smoke screen put on false front take someone for a ride bait and switch propagandise caboodle bait give the wrong impression double-talk double-deal take to the cleaner's do number on shake down do out of sucker into do in sell a bill of goods to do someone in the eye expose unsettle discomfit play discountenance disconcert trip wrong-foot throw off catch on the hop throw off balance put someone off their stride hook falsify disappoint cuckold gouge impose upon take for play away cross up step out play joke on take to cleaners beat out of take for ride

Verb

Insult
slur defame slander vilify malign denigrate smear traduce discredit libel calumniate disgrace blacken stain blot reproach slight detract roast snub scorch blister offend brand miff zing spatter blemish chop insinuate push put down give a black eye tear down dump on kick in the teeth blow off cut up skin alive cut to the quick hit where one lives slap in the face disparage asperse besmirch sully dishonour dishonor bad-mouth tarnish stigmatize scandalize drag through the mud scandalise belittle taint stigmatise injure drag through the mire speak ill of smirch derogate do a hatchet job on rubbish knock degrade decry disrespect shame defile besmear debase censure fling mud at give a bad name damage slag off sling mud at run down deride cast aspersions on soil bring discredit to lower muckrake bring into disrepute bring shame upon attack spread scandal about spot cast a slur on revile befoul insult reflect badly on assail bring shame on spoil do a number on rip blotch reduce breathe on tar and feather run smear campaign rip up and down speak evil of vilipend dis misrepresent embarrass humiliate slam pan throw mud at tell lies about affront wound outrage badmouth hurt backbite impugn diss mudsling abase criticize mock mortify ridicule poison undermine blacken the name of run a smear campaign against blacken someone's name sully someone's reputation drag someone's name through the mud criticise annoy provoke upset blaspheme aggravate back-bite slap pillory humble demean irritate caricature burlesque cheapen chasten prejudice belie sink foul pervert villainize disfavor disoblige disfavour take down sling mud put in a bad light give offence to show up backstab write false reports about spread tales about pooh-pooh sneer at spread lies about hurt someone's feelings drag someone's name through the mire mark wrong drag name through mud lampoon accuse slag gossip about ruin blackguard destroy vituperate lie about deprecate blacken the character of poor-mouth drag through mud put zingers on cast slur on demonise demonize disregard give a bad name to make someone eat crow take down a peg take down a peg or two desecrate own cause to lose face cut down to size attaint lose face put someone in their place sully the reputation of conduct a smear campaign against blacken the reputation of speak badly of accuse falsely sully someone's name injure the reputation of cast aspersion taint someone's name blacken someone's character tarnish someone's name soil someone's name stain someone's good name scorn contemn taunt rag devalue discount despise label denounce expose tease diminish compromise scoff at disesteem treat contemptuously treat with contempt rag on cut down poke fun at jibe at make jokes about make fun of abuse condemn mark sledge miscall slang gird jeer curse scoff shoot down detract from characterize class designate stamp tag classify ruin the reputation of destroy someone's credibility bring into disfavour damage someone's reputation show in a bad light cause offence to distress be rude to call names step on one's toes cut dead treat disrespectfully throw shade trash-talk call someone names characterise mark out displease pique vex gall ruffle disgruntle pour scorn on cast a slur upon exasperate anger rile nettle irk dismay disconcert agitate peeve needle pain nark shock antagonize rattle aggrieve spite jar fret disturb bug get to give offence hack off put out rub up the wrong way turn one off tread on someone's toes antagonise cause offense put someone's back up be disagreeable rankle with hurt somebody's feelings be an affront to tick off be offensive sting horrify get someone's goat put someone's nose out of joint depreciate sneer strumpet plaster hit blacken name defame someone's character