Meaning of WARNING in English


I. noun

something and especially a statement that warns or is intended to warn

gave them warning that disobedience would lead to punishment

Synonyms: admonition, caution, caveat, commonition, forewarning, monition

Related Word: advice, counsel, guidance, recommendation; hint, suggestion, tip

Idioms: flea ( or word) in the ear, word to the wise

II. adjective

Synonyms: monitory , admonishing, admonitory, cautionary, cautioning, monitorial

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