What does warning mean?

Definitions for warning
ˈwɔr nɪŋwarn·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word warning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. warningnoun

    a message informing of danger

    "a warning that still more bombs could explode"

  2. admonition, monition, warning, word of advicenoun

    cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)

    "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches"

  3. warningadjective

    notification of something, usually in advance

    "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin"

  4. admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(a)adjective

    serving to warn

    "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"

Wiktionary

  1. warningnoun

    The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.

  2. warningnoun

    Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.

    The boss gave him a warning that he would be fired if he did not desist from his behaviour.

  3. warninginterjection

    Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Warningnoun

    Etymology: from warn.

    I will thank the Lord for giving me warning in the night. Ps.

    He groaning from the bottom of his breast,
    This warning in these mournful words exprest. Dryden.

    Here wretched Phlegias warns the world with cries,
    Could warning make the world more just or wise. Dryden.

    You have fairer warning than others who are unexpectedly cut off, and so have a better opportunity, as well as greater engagements to provide for your latter end. William Wake.

    A true and plain relation of my misfortunes may be of use and warning to credulous maids, never to put too much trust in deceitful men. Jonathan Swift, Story of the Injured Lady.

    Death called up an old man, and bade him come; the man excused himself, that it was a great journey to take upon so short a warning. Roger L'Estrange.

    I saw with some disdain, more nonsense than either I or as bad a poet could have crammed into it at a month’s warning; in which time it was wholly written. Dryden.

Wikipedia

  1. Warning

    Warning is a song by the American rock band Green Day. It is the second single and title track from their sixth album of the same name. Billie Joe Armstrong has said that the original concept was to create a song whose lyrics were made up of all signs and labels, and the idea grew from there. The song was a number three modern rock hit in the US. The song also made it into the Top 40 of the UK Singles Chart in the UK. It has been noted that the song's main guitar riff bears strong resemblance to The Kinks song "Picture Book". This is the first Green Day song to feature a tremolo effect on the guitar; an effect used prominently in the 2004 single Boulevard of Broken Dreams.

ChatGPT

  1. warning

    A warning is a statement or event that indicates a possible or impending danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation. It's intended to alert or inform someone about something negative that might otherwise be avoided, often given by someone who has more information about the possible negative outcome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warning

    of Warn

  2. Warningadjective

    giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice

  3. Warningnoun

    previous notice

  4. Warningnoun

    caution against danger, or against faults or evil practices which incur danger; admonition; monition

Wikidata

  1. Warning

    Warning is the sixth studio album by American punk rock band Green Day, released on October 3, 2000, by Reprise Records. Building upon its predecessor, Nimrod, the album eschewed the band's trademark punk rock sound and incorporated acoustic elements and pop and folk styles. Lyrically, the record contains more optimistic and inspirational themes in comparison with the band's earlier releases. Warning was also Green Day's first album since Kerplunk that was not produced by Rob Cavallo, although he did have a hand in its production and was credited as executive producer. Despite mixed criticism towards the band's stylistic change, the album received mostly positive reviews from music critics, who praised vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong's songwriting. Although it peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 chart, Warning represented the lowest commercial slump in Green Day's career, being the band's first album since signing to a major record label not to achieve multi-platinum status. The album has nonetheless been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and, as of December 2012, has sold 1.2 million copies. Warning was reissued on vinyl on July 14, 2009.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. warning

    1. A communication and acknowledgment of dangers implicit in a wide spectrum of activities by potential opponents ranging from routine defense measures to substantial increases in readiness and force preparedness and to acts of terrorism or political, economic, or military provocation. 2. Operating procedures, practices, or conditions that may result in injury or death if not carefully observed or followed.

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  1. warning

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  2. warning

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WARNING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Warning is ranked #26025 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Warning surname appeared 942 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Warning.

    94.4% or 890 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 26 total occurrences were Black.
    1.3% or 13 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'warning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2599

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'warning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3867

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'warning' in Nouns Frequency: #974

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of warning in a Sentence

  1. Kolbrn Reykfjr Gylfadttir:

    TEXAS GRANDMOTHER RESCUED AFTER POSING ON ICEBERG THRONE THAT DRIFTED OUT TO SEA DURING ICELAND VACATION In Iceland, the iconic Reynisfjara Beach has been the site where several tourists have died over the past decade due to the waves, with many close calls also being reported. Around the same time of the incident caught on video, another tourist was injured when he was also knocked over by a wave and nearly dragged out to sea, Icelandic news site Visir reported. A warning sign at Reynisfjara Beach in Iceland as seen in October 2018. ( Travis Fedschun/Fox News) The entrance to the beach area does feature warning signs that highlight the risk, but officials said the two incidents have prompted a safety review of the tourist site. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP At a meeting on Friday, government officials introduced measures to improve safety at the beach that could allow police to close the site for five to seven days from November till March every year due to weather conditions, Icelandic news outlet Morgunblai reported. A group of tourists in Iceland were left scampering to safety when a large chunk of a nearby glacier suddenly collapsed into the sea, producing a gigantic wave that caught the adventurers by surprise. Another project in the works is a wave forecast system for the beach with a connected warning system to inform tourists who plan on traveling to the site. The project would also include a mast on the beach with a light that would flash a warning at times of danger, according to the Iceland Review. Icelandic Minister of Tourism, Industry and Innovation rds Kolbrn Reykfjr Gylfadttir has said the recent incidents prove why a risk evaluation of the area is necessary. Its unacceptable that theres a risk of a massive accident in one of the most popular tourist locations in the country, without the necessary arrangements in place, certain improvements have been made, but the responsibility for the case is complicated as well as the fact that travelers often ignore warnings, putting themselves at great risk.

  2. Constable Dennis Gaas:

    I have seen the video and can only say that this is unacceptable and unprofessional conduct by these officers, officers are given the choice of giving a warning or issuing a citation for any violation they encounter during this event. Playing a game to see if a citation or warning is given does not fall under professional conduct. All officers were instructed during orientation to present a professional appearance and attitude.

  3. Tammy Duckworth:

    What really struck me about the speech that the President gave at Mount Rushmore over the weekend was that he spent more time worried about honoring dead Confederates than he did talking about the lives of the 130,000 Americans who lost their lives to Covid-19 or by warning Russia off of the bounty they're putting on American's heads.

  4. The FDA:

    The reason they got warning letters is not what is or isn't in the product, it's because they made therapeutic claims.

  5. Matt Latimer:

    The Author of A WARNING refused the chance at a seven figure advance and intends to donate a substantial amount of any royalties to the White House Correspondents Association and other organizations that fight for a free press that seeks the truth.

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