HyperDic: warn

English > 4 senses of the word warn:
VERBcommunicationwarnnotify of danger / danger, potential harm, or risk
communicationwarn, discourage, admonish, monishadmonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
communicationwarnask to go away
communicationwarnnotify, usually in advance
warn > pronunciation
Soundswao'rn
Rhymesacorn ... worn: 45 rhymes with aorn...
English > warn: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningnotify of danger / danger, potential harm, or risk.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "The director warned him that he might be fired"
  • "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"
Entailed byintimidateTo compel or deter by or as if by threats / threats
Narroweralarm, alertwarn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
caution, admonish, monishwarn strongly
forewarn, previsewarn in advance or beforehand
threatenTo utter intentions of injury or punishment against
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Similar towarn, discourage, admonish, monishadmonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
Spanishadvertir, alertar, avisar, notificar, prevenir
Catalanadvertir, avisar, notificar
Nounswarnersomeone who gives a warning / warning to others
warninga message informing of danger / danger
English > warn: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningadmonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam cannot warn Sue
Examples
  • "I warned him not to go too far"
  • "I warn you against false assumptions"
  • "She warned him to be quiet"
Synonymsdiscourage, admonish, monish
Broaderrede, advise, counselGive advice to
Similar towarnnotify of danger / danger, potential harm, or risk
Spanishamonestar, avisar, prevenir
Catalanadvertir, amonestar, avisar, prevenir
Nounswarningcautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
English > warn: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningask to go away.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The old man warned the children off his property"
Broaderorder, tell, enjoin, sayGive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
Spanishavisar, echar
Catalanavisar
English > warn: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningnotify, usually in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishadvertir, avisar
Catalanadvertir, avisar
Nounswarnersomeone who gives a warning / warning to others

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