Definition of WARNING

noun : WARNING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a message informing of danger; "a warning that still more bombs could explode" ;

  • 2. (

    ) cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness); "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches" ;

  • 3. (

    ) notification of something, usually in advance; "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin" ;

verb : WARNING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking" ;

  • 2. (

    ) advise or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet" ;

  • 3. (

    ) ask to go away; "The old man warned the children off his property" ;

  • 4. (

    ) notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions" ;

Adjective : WARNING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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