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
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