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warn·ing

 (wôr′nĭng)
n.
1. A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune: The government issued a warning about unsafe drinking water. The shelf collapsed without any warning.
2. Advice to be cautious: a word of warning to runners about the hot weather.
3. A cautionary or deterrent example: The incident is a warning to careless investors.
adj.
Acting or serving to warn: a warning light; warning words.

warn′ing·ly adv.

warning

(ˈwɔːnɪŋ)
n
1. a hint, intimation, threat, etc, of harm or danger
2. advice to beware or desist
3. an archaic word for notice6
adj
4. (prenominal) intended or serving to warn: a warning look.
5. (Biology) (of the coloration of certain distasteful or poisonous animals) having conspicuous markings, which predators recognize and learn to avoid; aposematic
ˈwarningly adv

warn•ing

(ˈwɔr nɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or utterance of one who warns; the appearance, sound, etc., of a thing that warns.
2. something that serves to warn, give notice, or caution: We fired a warning at the devils.
adj.
3. serving to warn or caution.
[before 900]

warning

1. A communication and acknowledgment of dangers implicit in a wide spectrum of activities by potential opponents ranging from routine defense measures to substantial increases in readiness and force preparedness and to acts of terrorism or political, economic, or military provocation.
2. Operating procedures, practices, or conditions that may result in injury or death if not carefully observed or followed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warning - a message informing of dangerwarning - a message informing of danger; "a warning that still more bombs could explode"
making known, informing - a speech act that conveys information
wake-up call - a warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected; "the bombing was a wake-up call to strengthen domestic security"
alarmism - needless warnings
alert, alerting - a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
caveat, caution - a warning against certain acts; "a caveat against unfair practices"
false alarm - a warning that is given about something that fails to occur
forewarning, premonition - an early warning about a future event
heads-up - a warning message; "he sent a heads-up to the District Attorney"
strategic warning - (military) a warning prior to the start of a threatening act
tactical warning - (military) a warning after the initiation of a hostile act
threat - a warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were under threat of arrest"
2.warning - cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)warning - 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"
advice - a proposal for an appropriate course of action
deterrent example, object lesson, lesson, example - punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"
3.warning - notification of something, usually in advance; "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin"
apprisal, notification, telling - informing by words
Adj.1.warning - serving to warnwarning - serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"
dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"

warning

noun
1. caution, information, advice, injunction, notification, caveat, word to the wise health warnings on cigarette packets
2. notice, notification, word, sign, threat, tip, signal, alarm, announcement, hint, alert, tip-off (informal) The soldiers opened fire without warning.
4. reprimand, talking-to (informal), caution, censure, counsel, carpeting (Brit. informal), rebuke, reproach, scolding, berating, ticking-off (informal), chiding, dressing down (informal), telling-off (informal), admonition, upbraiding, reproof, remonstrance He was given a severe warning from the referee.
5. example, lesson, caution, deterrent, message, moral I hope that your story acts as a warning to other people.
adjective
1. cautionary, threatening, ominous, premonitory, admonitory, monitory, bodeful Pain can act as a warning signal that something is wrong.

warning

noun
1. Advice to beware, as of a person or thing:
2. An instance that warns or discourages prospective imitators:
3. A signal that warns of imminent danger:
adjective
Translations
إخْطار، إنْذار، إشارة مُسْبَقَهتَحْذيرتـَحْذِيرتَحْذير، تَنْبيه، إنْذار
varování
advarsel
varoitus
upozorenje
elõzetes értesítés
aîvörunaîvörun, viîvörunaîvörunar-
警告
경고
varovanievarovný
opozorilo
varning
การเตือน
uyarıuyarıcıhaber vermeikazikaz edici
lời cảnh báo

warning

[ˈwɔːnɪŋ]
A. N (= caution) → advertencia f; (= advance notice) → aviso m, advertencia f
this is a final warningésta es la última advertencia
let me just add a note of warningquisiera añadir una nota de advertencia
to be a warning to sbser una advertencia para algn
let this be a warning to youque te sirva de advertencia
his employer gave him a warning about latenessel patrón le advirtió que no debía seguir llegando tarde
his heart attack was a warningsu ataque al corazón fue un aviso or una advertencia
they only had five minutes' warning before the bomb went offles dieron un aviso sólo cinco minutos antes de que la bomba hiciese explosión, sólo les avisaron or advirtieron cinco minutos antes de que la bomba hiciese explosión
you could have given me a bit more warningme podrías haber avisado or advertido con más tiempo
without (any) warningsin previo aviso
see also gale B
see also word A1
see also advance D
see also early C
see also fair 1 A2
B. ADJ [sign, signal] → de aviso, de advertencia; [look, label] → de advertencia
to sound a warning note (fig) → dar una señal de advertencia
the warning signs of depressionlos indicios de la depresión
C. CPD warning bell N to set off warning bellsenviar señales de alarma
warning device Ndispositivo m de alarma
warning light Nseñal f luminosa
warning shot N (lit) → disparo m de advertencia
to deliver or fire a warning shot (fig) → hacer una advertencia
warning triangle N (Aut) → triángulo m de advertencia

warning

[ˈwɔːrnɪŋ] n
(= notice of possible danger) → avertissement m
to give a warning that → avertir que
The minister gave a warning that war might break out → Le ministre a averti que la guerre pourrait éclater.
despite warnings that → en dépit des avertissements selon lesquels
to serve as a warning to sb → servir d'avertissement à qn
let this be a warning to you → que cela vous serve d'avertissement
a health warning (on cigarette packet)un avertissement sanitaire
a gale warning → un avis de grand vent
(= advance notice) → avis m
without warning, without any warning, with no warning (= suddenly) → sans prévenir (= without previous notification) → sans préavis
With no warning, he was fired from his job → Il a été licencié sans préavis.
The soldiers opened fire without warning → Les soldats ont ouvert le feu sans sommation.
(= threat, ultimatum) → avertissement m
to give sb a warning → donner un avertissement à qn
a final warning → un dernier avertissement
to do sth as a warning → faire qch pour donner un avertissement
She fired into the air as a warning
BUT Elle tira en l'air en guise de sommation.warning light ntémoin m lumineuxwarning triangle ntriangle m de présignalisationwar of nerves nguerre f des nerfs

warning

nWarnung f; (from police, judge etc) → Verwarnung f; without warningunerwartet, ohne Vorwarnung; they had no warning of the enemy attackder Feind griff sie ohne Vorwarnung an; he had plenty of warninger ist oft or häufig genug gewarnt worden; (early enough) → er wusste früh genug Bescheid; to give somebody a warningjdn warnen; (police, judge etc) → jdm eine Verwarnung geben; let this be a warning to youlassen Sie sich (dat)das eine Warnung sein!, das soll Ihnen eine Warnung sein; let this be a warning to all those who …allen denjenigen, die …, soll das eine Warnung sein; to take warning from somethingsich (dat)etw eine Warnung sein lassen; the bell gives warning or is a warning that …die Klingel zeigt an, dass …; they gave us no warning of their arrivalsie kamen unangekündigt or ohne Vorankündigung; please give me a few days’ warningbitte sagen or geben Sie mir ein paar Tage vorher Bescheid; to give somebody due warning (= inform)jdm rechtzeitig Bescheid sagen
adjWarn-; look, tonewarnend; a warning sign (lit: = signboard etc) → ein Warnschild nt; (fig)ein Warnzeichen nt; to fire warning shotsWarnschüsse abgeben

warning

:
warning flasher
n (Aut) → Warnblinkanlage f
warning light
nWarnleuchte f

warning

:
warning message
n (Comput) → Warnmeldung f
warning shot
nWarnschuss m
warning signal
nWarnsignal nt
warning strike
n (Econ) → Warnstreik m
warning triangle
nWarndreieck m

warning

[ˈwɔːnɪŋ] n (gen) → avvertimento, ammonimento; (by police, judge) → diffida; (advance notice) warning (of)preavviso (di)
to give sb a warning that → avvertire qn che
to give sb due/a few days' warning → avvertire qn a tempo debito/con qualche giorno di anticipo
without (any) warning → senza preavviso
let this be a warning to you! → che ti serva da ammonimento!
gale warning (Met) → avviso di burrasca

warn

(woːn) verb
1. to tell (a person) in advance (about a danger etc). Black clouds warned us of the approaching storm; They warned her that she would be ill if she didn't rest.
2. to advise (someone against doing something). I was warned about/against speeding by the policeman; They warned him not to be late.
ˈwarning noun
1. an event, or something said or done, that warns. He gave her a warning against driving too fast; His heart attack will be a warning to him not to work so hard.
2. advance notice or advance signs. The earthquake came without warning.
adjective
giving a warning. She received a warning message.
ˈwarningly adverb
She looked warningly at the naughty boy.

warning

تـَحْذِير varování advarsel Warnung προειδοποίηση advertencia varoitus avertissement upozorenje avvertimento 警告 경고 waarschuwing advarsel ostrzeżenie aviso предупреждение varning การเตือน uyarı lời cảnh báo 警告

warn·ing

n. advertencia; aviso; [hard lesson] escarmiento;
___ signaladvertencia; señal premonitoria;
___ symptomssíntomas premonitorios.

warning

n advertencia, aviso, alerta; — sign señal f de advertencia or alerta
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I don't complain near as much as the others do, and I shall be more careful than ever now, for I've had warning from Susies's downfall," said Amy morally.
Notwithstanding this warning Ned stuck his head out of the tent.
Misfortune seemed to settle like an evil bird on the roof of the log house, and to flap its wings there, warning human beings away.
According to the orders of the preceding night, the heavy sleep of the army was broken by the rolling of the warning drums, whose rattling echoes were heard issuing, on the damp morning air, out of every vista of the woods, just as day began to draw the shaggy outlines of some tall pines of the vicinity, on the opening brightness of a soft and cloudless eastern sky.
I struck out over here first, boys, to give you a little warning," he said, as soon as he had gained breath.
It has given me warning already; and in two or three years longer, I shall think of putting aside business and retiring to my farm.
I know not that l especially needed the lesson, either in the way of warning or rebuke; but at any rate, I learned it thoroughly: nor, it gives me pleasure to reflect, did the truth, as it came home to my perception, ever cost me a pang, or require to be thrown off in a sigh.
She didn't know--no one knew--how proud I had been to serve him and to stick to our terms; yet she nonetheless took the measure, I think, of the warning I now gave her.
After taking counsel with his officers, he anchored the ship as far off shore as possible; loaded and ran out his two cannon from the bows; stacked his muskets on the poop; and warning the Islanders not to approach the ship at their peril, took one man with him, and setting the sail of his best whale-boat, steered straight before the wind for Tahiti, five hundred miles distant, to procure a reinforcement to his crew.
In good time, nevertheless, as the ardor of youth declines; as years and dumps increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning each young Leviathan from his amorous errors.
Just as he came to the park gates the little thing turned toward them; the man, without word or warning, wrenched the creature's head round with such a force and suddenness that he nearly threw it on its haunches.
Elzbieta had firmly fixed in her mind the last solemn warning of Jurgis: "If there is anything wrong, do not give him the money, but go out and get a lawyer.