be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to
"Beware of telephone salesmen"
To use caution, pay attention (to) (if intransitive, construed with of).
Origin: Compound of be- and the verb ware
to be on one's guard; to be cautious; to take care; -- commonly followed by of or lest before the thing that is to be avoided
to have a special regard; to heed
to avoid; to take care of; to have a care for
Beware was the fifth release from the Lodi, New Jersey horror punk band The Misfits. Since it was originally intended to be available for the group's 1979 UK tour, it combined two earlier, out of print releases, with the substitution of one new track.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
be-wār′, v.i. to be on one's guard: to be suspicious of danger: to take care (with of; with clause—lest, that, not, how). [From the words be and ware run together. See Wary.]
The numerical value of beware in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of beware in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Beware of the man whose God is in the skies.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
I don't want to pour cold water on what might be a valid new source of funding, but from the investor's point of view I would say a very strong caveat emptor (buyer beware).
There are three things to beware of through life: when a man is young, let him beware of his appetites; when he is middle-aged, of his passions; and when old, of covetousness, especially.
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