Definitions for WARNwɔrn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word WARN
notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
"The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"
warn, discourage, admonish, monish(verb)
admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
"I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
ask to go away
"The old man warned the children off his property"
notify, usually in advance
"I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"
to make ware or aware; to give previous information to; to give notice to; to notify; to admonish; hence, to notify or summon by authority; as, to warn a town meeting; to warn a tenant to quit a house
to give notice to, of approaching or probable danger or evil; to caution against anything that may prove injurious
to ward off
Origin: [OE. wernen, AS. weornan, wyrnan. Cf. Warn to admonish.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'WARN' in Verbs Frequency: #332
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We respectfully warn the Supreme Court not to cross this line.
Should a fence 'post a note' or 'hang a sign' to warn possible trespassers?
Hopefully, ours is a friendly system in your home to warn you that things are going wrong.
Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
I warn the government, if the Taliban overrun Lashkar Gah it will not be as easy to take it back as it was in Kunduz.
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Translations for WARN
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- avisar, advertirCatalan, Valencian
- варитиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- warnen, verständigenGerman
- avisar, alertar, advertirSpanish
- alerter, avertirFrench
- 警告する, 言い聞かせるJapanese
- verwittigen, waarnen, waarschuwenDutch
- предостерегать, предупреждать, предостеречь, предупредитьRussian
- upozoriti, упозоритиSerbo-Croatian
- varna, förvarnaSwedish
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