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warning

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 the act or an instance of telling beforehand of danger or risk
  • she delivered a strict warning that anyone who was caught stealing would be fired

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2 something that tells of approaching danger or risk
  • the ominously darkening sky was a warning that a tornado was approaching

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  • all clear

warning

adjective

Synonyms of warning (Entry 2 of 3)

serving as or offering a warning
  • usually gave her trademark warning look when the children were getting out of hand

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warning

verb
present participle of warn

Synonyms & Antonyms of warning (Entry 3 of 3)

to give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk
  • the lifeguard warned the boys that if they continued playing so rough, someone was sure to get hurt

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The first known use of warning was before the 12th century

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“Warning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/warning. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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