- (transitive) To beset or surround with armed forces for the purpose of compelling to surrender, to lay siege to, beleaguer.
- (transitive, figuratively) To beleaguer, lay siege to, beset.
- to assail or ply, as with requests or demands.
Adverbs for Besiege
ineffectually; resolutely; foolhardily; miraculously; overwhelmingly; vigorously; ragingly; persistently; intermittently; intensively; desultorily.
apply pressure, assail, assault, attack, beleaguer, beset, blandish, block, block off, block up, blockade, bound, box in, bug, buttonhole, cage, cajole, chamber, close in, coax, compass, contain, coop, coop in, coop up, cordon, cordon off, corral, cut off, dun, encircle, enclose, encompass, enshrine, envelop, exert pressure, fence in, harass, harry, hedge in, hem in, house in, importune, impound, imprison, incarcerate, include, inundate, invest, jail, kennel, lay siege to, leaguer, mew, mew up, nag, nag at, overwhelm, pen, pen in, pester, petition, plague, ply, pocket, press, pressure, push, quarantine, rail in, shrine, shut in, shut up, soften up, stable, sue, surround, tease, trap, urge, wall in, wheedle, work on, wrap, yard, yard up
- Rhymes: -iːdʒ