Definitions for WARNINGˈwɔr nɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

warn•ingˈwɔr nɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act or utterance of one who warns; the appearance, sound, etc., of a thing that warns.

  2. something that serves to warn, give notice, or caution:

    We fired a warning at the devils.

  3. (adj.)serving to warn or caution.

Origin of warning:

bef. 900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. warning(noun)

    a message informing of danger

    "a warning that still more bombs could explode"

  2. admonition, monition, warning, word of advice(noun)

    cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)

    "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches"

  3. warning(adj)

    notification of something, usually in advance

    "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin"

  4. admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(a)(adj)

    serving to warn

    "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. warning(noun)ˈwɔr nɪŋ

    the act of warning, or the words used to warn

    a flood/tornado/bomb warning; She received a warning from the police to slow down.

Wiktionary

  1. warning(Noun)

    The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.

  2. warning(Noun)

    Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.

    The boss gave him a warning that he would be fired if he did not desist from his behaviour.

  3. warning(Interjection)

    Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warning

    of Warn

  2. Warning(adj)

    giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice

  3. Warning(noun)

    previous notice

  4. Warning(noun)

    caution against danger, or against faults or evil practices which incur danger; admonition; monition

Freebase

  1. Warning

    Warning is the sixth studio album by American punk rock band Green Day, released on October 3, 2000, by Reprise Records. Building upon its predecessor, Nimrod, the album eschewed the band's trademark punk rock sound and incorporated acoustic elements and pop and folk styles. Lyrically, the record contains more optimistic and inspirational themes in comparison with the band's earlier releases. Warning was also Green Day's first album since Kerplunk that was not produced by Rob Cavallo, although he did have a hand in its production and was credited as executive producer. Despite mixed criticism towards the band's stylistic change, the album received mostly positive reviews from music critics, who praised vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong's songwriting. Although it peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 chart, Warning represented the lowest commercial slump in Green Day's career, being the band's first album since signing to a major record label not to achieve multi-platinum status. The album has nonetheless been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and, as of December 2012, has sold 1.2 million copies. Warning was reissued on vinyl on July 14, 2009.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. warning

    1. A communication and acknowledgment of dangers implicit in a wide spectrum of activities by potential opponents ranging from routine defense measures to substantial increases in readiness and force preparedness and to acts of terrorism or political, economic, or military provocation. 2. Operating procedures, practices, or conditions that may result in injury or death if not carefully observed or followed.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARNING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2599

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARNING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3867

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARNING' in Nouns Frequency: #974


Translations for WARNING

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

warning(noun)

an event, or something said or done, that warns

He gave her a warning against driving too fast; His heart attack will be a warning to him not to work so hard.

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