Meaning of WARNING in English



Pronunciation: ' wo ̇ r-ni ŋ

Function: noun

Date: before 12th century

1 : the act of warning : the state of being warned <he had warning of his illness>

2 : something that warns or serves to warn especially : a notice or bulletin that alerts the public to an imminent hazard (as a tornado, thunderstorm, or flood)

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.