Complete Definition of "warn"

English

Etymology
Old English warnian

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)n|-ÉË(r)n

Verb
en-verb

  1. to make someone aware of impending danger etc

#* We waved a flag to warn the oncoming traffic

  1. to notify someone of something untoward

#* I phoned to warn him of the rail strike

  1. to advise someone to go or stay away

#* We were warned off the military training ground

Translations
trans-top|to make someone aware of impending danger
Spanish: alertar, avisar
Czech: varovat
German: warnen
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Swedish: t|sv|varna
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trans-top|to notify someone of something untoward
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Swedish: t|sv|varna, t|sv|förvarna
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trans-top|to advise someone to go or stay away
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ttbc|Dutch: waarschuwen
ttbc|Latin: monere
ttbc|Romanian: t|ro|preveni (1), t|ro|avertiza (2), t|ro|ameninţa (3)
ttbc|Turkish: uyarmak
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Derived terms
warner
warning

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ja:warn
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fi:warn
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te:warn
vi:warn
tr:warn
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