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a·lert

 (ə-lûrt′)
adj.
1. Vigilantly attentive; watchful: alert to danger; an alert bank guard. See Synonyms at careful.
2. Mentally responsive and perceptive; quick.
3. Brisk or lively in action: the bird's alert hopping from branch to branch.
n.
1. A signal that warns of attack or danger: Sirens sounded the alert for an air raid.
2. A condition or period of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action: Nuclear-armed bombers were put on alert during the crisis.
tr.v. a·lert·ed, a·lert·ing, a·lerts
To notify of approaching danger or action; warn: a flashing red light that alerted motorists to trouble ahead.
Idiom:
on the alert
Watchful and prepared for danger, emergency, or opportunity: bird watchers on the alert for a rare species.

[French alerte, from Italian all' erta, on the lookout : alla, to the, on the (from Latin ad illam, to that : ad, to; see ad- + illam, feminine accusative sing. of ille, that, the; see al- in Indo-European roots) + erta, lookout (from past participle of ergere, to raise, from Latin ērigere; see erect).]

a·lert′ly adv.
a·lert′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.alertly - in mentally perceptive and responsive way; "she got through the day alertly, despite being on drugs"
Translations
بِتَنَبُّه، بِحَذَر
hbitěostražitě
vagtsomt
snarlega, meî árvekni

alertly

advaufmerksam

alert

(əˈləːt) adjective
1. quick-thinking. She's very old but still very alert.
2. (with to) watchful and aware. You must be alert to danger.
noun
a signal to be ready for action.
verb
to make (someone) alert; to warn. The sound of gunfire alerted us to our danger.
aˈlertly adverb
aˈlertness noun
on the alert
on the watch (for). We were on the alert for any sound that might tell us where he was.
References in classic literature ?
said Stepan Arkadyevitch, smiling, as he looked at the handsome, broad-shouldered lad in blue coat and long trousers, who walked in alertly and confidently.
He alertly obeyed me, carried the plate carefully to his seat, and, when he was established, went on.
As they were going round the Sukharev water tower Natasha, who was inquisitively and alertly scrutinizing the people driving or walking past, suddenly cried out in joyful surprise:
We grew very tired of seeing wooden quails and chickens picking and struting around clock-faces, and still more tired of seeing wooden images of the alleged chamois skipping about wooden rocks, or lying upon them in family groups, or peering alertly up from behind them.
Many times, in the course of the day, alertly and nonchalantly, almost with a quizzical knowingness, Jerry cocked his head at the mainsail when it made sudden swooping movements or slacked and tautened its crashing sheet-gear.
However, into the taxi and away through the maze of San Francisco's streets, Michael lay alertly on the floor near Del Mar's feet, making no overtures of friendliness, by the same token making no demonstration of the repulsion of the man's personality engendered in him.
They may help us to govern alertly, vigorously, always with our eyes and ears strained to catch the signs of the changing times.
After Ingram made a difficult layup with 1:16 left, Caldwell-Pope alertly kept a loose ball alive after Lonzo Ball missed a 3-pointer, allowing the Lakers to seal their first win over the Bulls at Staples Center in three tries.
And there was special pleasure to be had from Chest, a handsome-voiced, alertly responsive Count, and Claire, whose alluring rapid vibrato never intruded on her nobly shaped vocal lines, while hinting intriguingly at the emotions fluttering beneath her alabaster skin.
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Sent off 3-5 favourite for Saturday's $200,000 contest under American Pharoah's jockey Victor Espinoza, the 2014 Horse of the Year broke alertly before sitting comfortably just behind the pace set by longshot Alfa Bird.