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  1. threats

    A threat is a communication of intent to inflict harm or loss on another person. Intimidation is a tactic used between conflicting parties to make the other timid or psychologically insecure for coercion or control. The act of intimidation for coercion is considered as a threat. Threatening or threatening behavior (or criminal threatening behavior) is the crime of intentionally or knowingly putting another person in fear of bodily injury. "Threat of harm generally involves a perception of injury...physical or mental damage...act or instance of injury, or a material and detriment or loss to a person."Some of the more common types of threats forbidden by law are those made with an intent to obtain a monetary advantage or to compel a person to act against their will. In most US states, it is an offense to threaten to (1) use a deadly weapon on another person; (2) injure another's person or property; or (3) injure another's reputation.


  1. Threats

    The Threats are a punk band from Dalkeith and Edinburgh, Scotland. Originally formed in 1979 as the Reflectors, the band soon renamed themselves Threats.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Threats is ranked #31516 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Threats surname appeared 734 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Threats.

    88.1% or 647 total occurrences were Black.
    5.7% or 42 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    3% or 22 total occurrences were White.
    3% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

Anagrams for threats »

  1. hatters

  2. shatter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of threats in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of threats in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of threats in a Sentence

  1. Fatma Antar:

    When is this going to stop, when do we stop hating each other? we’ve been here 37 years -- we are senior citizens of this town. I respect people’s choices about their faith -- why don’t people who make threats accept our choices?

  2. Rod Rosenstein:

    There are people who have been making threats, privately and publicly, against me for quite some time, and I think they should understand by now, the Department of Justice is not going to be extorted.

  3. Jake Sullivan:

    North Korea in particular.Now kind of comes back to the lack of visibility that we have right now into a number of critical issues relating to military operations because of( Department of Defense)'s obstruction and roadblocks, and North Korea in particular.Now will mean that we are going to have to take time at the beginning of the administration after January 20 to take a hard look at how we're postured, and what threats we're up against, and what continuing the drawdowns look like in the way of risk to force and other considerations.

  4. President Barack Obama on Wednesday:

    Cyber threats pose one of the most serious economic and national security challenges to the United States.

  5. Keith Ward:

    After this incident, the superintendent wanted to have a method to quickly identify threats before any harm might occur.

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