What does warning mean?

Definitions for warning
ˈwɔr nɪŋwarn·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word warning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. warning(noun)

    a message informing of danger

    "a warning that still more bombs could explode"

  2. admonition, monition, warning, word of advice(noun)

    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. warning(adj)

    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)(adj)

    serving to warn

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

Wiktionary

  1. warning(Noun)

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

  2. warning(Noun)

    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. warning(Interjection)

    Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warning

    of Warn

  2. Warning(adj)

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

  3. Warning(noun)

    previous notice

  4. Warning(noun)

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

Freebase

  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

    The warning symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the warning symbol and its characteristic.

  2. warning

    Song lyrics by warning -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by warning on the Lyrics.com website.

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

How to pronounce warning?

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How to say warning in sign language?

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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. Tom Malinowski:

    When somebody who we already know is responsible for the kidnapping, rendition, murder and torture of other people in this category sends you a text message warning that bad things will happen to you, it's fair to assume that he means business.

  2. John Pallister:

    Now we should have good warning before it happens, and once we see the warning signs, we ’ll know better when an eruption will occur.

  3. Civil Defense Agency:

    Laze is formed when hot lava hits the ocean sending hydrochloric acid and steam with fine glass particles into the air, health hazards of laze include lung, eye and skin irritation. Be aware that the laze plume travels with the wind and can change direction without warning.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    In the modern world extremism is being used as a geopolitical instrument and for remaking spheres of influence. We see what tragic consequences the wave of so-called color revolutions led to, For us this is a lesson and a warning. We should do everything necessary so that nothing similar ever happens in Russia.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    If people could be awakened to their senses by mere preaching or writing, then probably no person would be smoking upon seeing the statutory warning on cigarette packets.

Images & Illustrations of warning

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