fear n. & vt.
(1) n. 恐惧 (多作不可数名词)
His face was growing pale with fear.
There is no reason for your fears.
for fear of 由于怕……，以防
He left an hour earlier for fear of missing his train.
for fear (that) 惟恐;怕的是;以防
She worried for fear that the child would be hurt.
in fear of 害怕;担心
The thief was in fear of the police.
(2) v. 恐惧;害怕，接 n. / pron.
Cats fear big dogs.
Don't fear to tell the truth.
She feared that she might not find him in his room.