verb (used with object), be·sieged, be·sieg·ing.
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Origin of besiege
OTHER WORDS FROM besiegebe·siege·ment, nounbe·sieg·er, nounbe·sieg·ing·ly, adverbun·be·sieged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for besiege
"Since I have the choice, I prefer to opt for the latter struggle," he is reported to have told his besiegers.French Terrorist Mohamed Merah’s Last Words Taped by Cops Now Leaked on TV|Tracy McNicoll|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A breach was made in the wall; the besiegers poured in; and a merciless massacre followed.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
The Tourelles were now the only posts which the besiegers held on the south of the river.
Firing back and forth between defenders and besiegers went on intermittently.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb