warning sign

Definition of warning sign

  1. :  something which shows that something else will happen Falling prices may be a warning sign of a recession.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act of warning :  the state of being warned

    :  something that warns or serves to warn

    :  a notice or bulletin that alerts the public to an imminent hazard (as a tornado, thunderstorm, or flood)

  1. :  serving as an alarm, signal, summons, or admonition

  1. :  a motion or gesture by which a thought is expressed or a command or wish made known

    :  signal

    :  a fundamental linguistic unit that designates an object or relation or has a purely syntactic function

  1. :  cross

    :  to place a sign on or mark by signs

    :  to represent or indicate by a sign

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a brief usually trivial fact

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