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menace

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of menace

  1. something that may cause injury or harm <a loaded gun is a menace that this household doesn't need> Synonyms hazard, imminence, danger, peril, pitfall, risk, threat, troubleRelated Words snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter




menace

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of menace

  1. 1 to place in danger <menaced the children by leaving them in the car unattended> Synonyms adventure, compromise, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, endanger, peril, risk, ventureRelated Words intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save

  2. 2 to remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on <stockpiles of nuclear weapons that continue to menace the inhabitants of this planet> Synonyms hang (over), hover (over), impend (over), threaten, overhangRelated Words endanger, hazard, imperil, jeopardize, peril




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