beleaguer definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To harass; beset: We are beleaguered by issues.
    • To encircle with troops; besiege. See Synonyms at besiege.
    • To encircle with an army in order to preclude escape; to besiege; to blockade.
  • verb:
    • To besiege; to surround with troops.
    • To vex, harass, or beset.
    • annoy persistently
    • surround so as to force to give up
  • others:
    • To besiege; surround with an army to be able to preclude escape; blockade.
    • Synonyms to spend, put siege to, beset.

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