HyperDic: threat

English > 4 senses of the word threat:
NOUNstatethreat, menacesomething that is a source of danger
communicationthreata warning that something unpleasant is imminent
communicationthreatdeclaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another
person threat, terror, scourgea person who inspires fear or dread
threat > pronunciation
Soundsthreh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > threat: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningSomething that is a source of danger.
Example"earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"
Synonymmenace
Narroweryellow perilThe threat to Western civilization said to arise from the power of Asiatic peoples
BroaderdangerA cause of pain or injury or loss
Spanishamenaza, peligro
Catalanamenaça
English > threat: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA warning that something unpleasant is imminent.
Example"they were under threat of arrest"
BroaderwarningA message informing of danger / danger
Spanishadvertencia, amenaza, aviso, intimidación
Catalanadvertència, advertiment, amenaça, avís
English > threat: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningdeclaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another.
Example"his threat to kill me was quite explicit"
NarrowercomminationA threat of divine punishment or vengeance
menaceA threat or the act of threatening
BroaderdeclarationA statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
Spanishamenaza
Catalanamenaça
English > threat: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who inspires fear or dread.
Synonymsterror, scourge
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishamenaza, azote, terror
Catalanamenaça, terror

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