Definition of Tyrannize

1. Verb. Rule a country as a tyrant.

Exact synonyms: Grind Down, Tyrannise
Generic synonyms: Dictate
Derivative terms: Tyrant



2. Verb. Rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner. "Sam cannot tyrannize Sue "; "Her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"
Exact synonyms: Domineer, Tyrannise
Generic synonyms: Ballyrag, Boss Around, Browbeat, Bully, Bullyrag, Hector, Push Around, Strong-arm
Derivative terms: Tyrant

Definition of Tyrannize

1. v. i. To act the tyrant; to exercise arbitrary power; to rule with unjust and oppressive severity; to exercise power others not permitted by law or required by justice, or with a severity not necessary to the ends of justice and government; as, a prince will often tyrannize over his subjects; masters sometimes tyrannize over their servants or apprentices.

2. v. t. To subject to arbitrary, oppressive, or tyrannical treatment; to oppress.

Definition of Tyrannize

1. Verb. (transitive) to oppress someone ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) to rule as a tyrant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tyrannize

1. [v -NIZED, -NIZING, -NIZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tyrannize

tyrannicide
tyrannicides
tyrannick
tyrannid
tyrannids
tyrannie
tyrannies
tyranning
tyrannis
tyrannise
tyrannised
tyrannises
tyrannish
tyrannising
tyrannism
tyrannize (current term)
tyrannized
tyrannizer
tyrannizers
tyrannizes
tyrannizing
tyrannosaur
tyrannosauri
tyrannosauroid
tyrannosauroids
tyrannosaurs
tyrannosaurus
tyrannosauruses
tyrannous
tyrannously

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