- to make or become mad or angry
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
- to cause anger;
- to anger or infuriate:The delays maddened her.
- to make insane.
- to become mad;
act as if mad;
- mad + -en1 1725–35
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . provoke, enrage, anger, inflame;
exasperate, irritate, vex, annoy.
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . calm, mollify.