Definition of beware
- beware of the dog
- beware your wallet
- we must … beware the exceedingly tenuous generalization
- —Matthew Lipman
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.
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: to be careful : to act in a way that shows you know that there may be danger or trouble
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