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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to give notice, advice, or intimation to (a person, group, etc.) of impending danger, possible harm, or the like.

  2. to urge or advise to be careful; caution:

    to warn a careless driver.

  3. to admonish or exhort, as to action or conduct.

  4. to notify; inform:

    to warn a person of an intended visit.

  5. to notify to go away, keep at a distance, etc. (often fol. by away, off, etc.):

    A sign warned boats away from the island.

  6. to order; summon:

    to warn a person to appear in court.

  7. (v.i.)to give a warning; caution.

* Syn: warn , caution , admonish imply attempting to prevent someone from running into danger or unpleasant circumstances. To warn is to inform plainly and strongly of possible or imminent trouble, or to advise that doing or not doing something will have dangerous consequences: The scout warned the fort of the attack. I warned them not to travel to that country. To caution is to advise to be careful and to take necessary precautions: Tourists were cautioned to watch their belongings. To admonish is to advise of negligence or a fault in an earnest, authoritative, but friendly way, so that corrective action can be taken: to admonish a student for constant lateness.

Origin of warn:

bef. 1000; ME; OE warnian, c. MLG warnen,


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Warner, Charles Dudley Warner(noun)

    United States filmmaker who with his brothers founded the movie studio that produced the first talking picture (1881-1958)

  2. warner(noun)

    someone who gives a warning to others


  1. Warner(ProperNoun)

    derived from a medieval given name, from Germanic war,warin "guard" + hari,heri "army", modern German Werner.

  2. Warner(ProperNoun)

    An occupational surname, reduced from Warrener.

  3. Warner(ProperNoun)

    , occasional transferred use of the surnames.

  4. warner(Noun)

    One who warns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warner(noun)

    one who warns; an admonisher

  2. Warner(noun)

    a warrener


  1. Warner

    Warner is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 2,833 at the 2010 census. The town is home to The College of Saint Mary Magdalen, Rollins State Park and Mount Kearsarge State Forest. The town's central settlement, where 444 people resided at the 2010 census, is defined as the Warner census-designated place, and is located along New Hampshire Route 103 and the Warner River. The town also includes the villages of Davisville and Waterloo.

Anagrams of warner

  1. warren, Warren


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