Definition of beware
: to be on one's guard <beware of the dog>
1 : to take care of <beware your wallet>
2 : to be wary of <we must … beware the exceedingly tenuous generalization — Matthew Lipman>
Examples of beware in a sentence
A ghostly voice cried “Beware!”.
He told them to beware.
The restaurant's food is excellent, but beware the chili if you don't like spicy food.
BEWARE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beware for English Language Learners
: to be careful : to act in a way that shows you know that there may be danger or trouble
BEWARE Defined for Kids
Definition of beware for Students
: to be cautious or careful <beware of the dog> <He told them to beware.> Hint: Beware is used only in the forms beware or to beware.
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