Threat

Definition of Threat

Pronunciation: thrĕt
n.1.The expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another; the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come; menace; threatening; denunciation.
There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.
- Shak.
v. t. & i.1.To threaten.
Of all his threating reck not a mite.
- Chaucer.
Our dreaded admiral from far they threat.
- Dryden.

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admonishment, admonition, alarm, breakers ahead, cardhouse, cause for alarm, caution, caveat, commination, crisis, dangerous ground, deterrent example, emergency, endangerment, example, final notice, final warning, foreboding, forewarning, gaping chasm, gathering clouds, hint, house of cards, imperilment, intimation, intimidation, lesson, monition, moral, notice, notification, object lesson, omen, pass, peril, pinch, plight, portent, predicament, presage, quicksand, risk, rocks ahead, storm clouds, strait, thin ice, tip-off, ultimatum, verbum sapienti, warning piece
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