Definitions for bewarebɪˈwɛər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to be wary of:
Beware his waspish wit.
(v.i.)to be cautious or careful:
Beware of the dog.
* (usu. used in the imperative or infinitive).
Origin of beware:
1150–1200; from warning phrase be ware; see be, ware2
be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to
"Beware of telephone salesmen"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
used as a warning
Beware of the dog!
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.
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