Definitions for Alert
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Alert.
alert, qui vivenoun
condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
"bombers were put on alert during the crisis"
a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
alarm, alert, warning signal, alarumadjective
an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
engaged in or accustomed to close observation
"caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyadjective
quick and energetic
"a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
alert, alive(p), awake(p)verb
mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"
"alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
"The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"
A notification of higher importance than an advisory.
To give warning to.
Attentive; awake; on-guard.
Etymology: From alerte, from the phrase à l'erte, from all'erta, from erta.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: alerte, Fr. perhaps from alacris, but probably from à l'art, according to art or rule.
I saw an alert young fellow, that cocked his hat upon a friend of his, and accosted him after the following manner: Well, Jack, the old prig is dead at last. Joseph Addison, Spect. №. 403.
Alert refers to the state of being watchful, aware, and ready to respond or react to any potential danger, threat, or emergency. It also can be a notification, warning, or signal about any specific situation, usually associated with urgency or potential harm.
watchful; vigilant; active in vigilance
brisk; nimble; moving with celerity
an alarm from a real or threatened attack; a sudden attack; also, a bugle sound to give warning
Alert is an unincorporated community in southern Morgan Township, Butler County, Ohio, in the United States. It is located about ten miles southwest of Hamilton on Howards Creek, a tributary of the Great Miami River in section 28 of R1ET3N of the Congress Lands. It is three miles west of Shandon and two miles south of Okeana.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
al-ėrt′, adj. watchful: brisk.—n. a sudden attack or surprise.—adv. Alert′ly.—n. Alert′ness.—Upon the alert, upon the watch. [Fr.—It. all' erta, on the erect—erto, L. erectus, erect.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
On the look-out, and ready for any sudden duty. Nearly synonymous with alarm. Alerto--called frequently by Spanish sentinels.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Watchful; vigilant; active in vigilance; upon the watch; guarding against surprise or danger.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Alert is ranked #133863 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Alert surname appeared 126 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Alert.
80.1% or 101 total occurrences were Black.
15% or 19 total occurrences were White.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Alert' in Verbs Frequency: #1006
The numerical value of Alert in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Alert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I think all alert systems can be helpful, but alert systems alone will not work. It needs to be an alert system and a regular messaging system somehow. Because most people, myself included, can't believe this can happen to them. It's so unbelievable. You can't walk in someone else's shoes.
Beto Alert had stepped out of the room and I asked Ulysses,' How's it having your dad back ?' And Beto Alert says,' It's awesome, I love it,' beto Alert's at the age where spending time with your parents is still cool.
Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can complel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.
Spend everyday casual, but industrious Every moment alert, but relaxed.
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
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Translations for Alert
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- бдителен, тревога, внимателенBulgarian
- vigilant, alertar, alertaCatalan, Valencian
- výstraha, upozornění, poplachCzech
- aufmerksam, verständigen, Alarm, wachsamGerman
- mallaca, viglaEsperanto
- vigilante, alertar, alerto, alerta, alarmaSpanish
- pirteä, virkeäFinnish
- alarme, alerteFrench
- gradScottish Gaelic
- զգոն, արթուն, զգաստArmenian
- allarme, allertaItalian
- 機敏, 警戒, 警告, 警報Japanese
- aläertLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- mataara, tauwhiro, ohitu, hiwa, matawhiuwhiu, ohiti, matatūMāori
- attenta, attentMaltese
- alarm, oppmerksom, advarsel, varsel, våken, varsleNorwegian
- оповещение, настороженный, сообщение, тревога, сигнализация, внимательный, предупреждение, бдительныйRussian
- vaken, larm, alertSwedish
- tahadhari, chonjoSwahili
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