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1. threat

noun. ['ˈθrɛt'] something that is a source of danger.

Synonyms

  • danger
  • menace

Antonyms

  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • þreat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Threat

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

How do you pronounce threat?

Pronounce threat as θrɛt.

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How do you spell threat? Is it threath ?

A common misspelling of threat is threath

Sentences with threat


1. Noun, singular or mass
The common thread is the threat to assault or attack another person on the road or highway.

Quotes about threat


1. Japan's beautiful seas and its territory are under threat, and young people are having trouble finding hope in the future amid economic slump. I promise to protect Japan's land and sea, and the lives of the Japanese people no matter what.
- Shinzo Abe

2. Once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back. From then on, you are inflamed with a special longing that will never again let you linger in the lowlands of complacency and partial fulfillment. The eternal makes you urgent. You are loath to let compromise or the threat of danger hold you back from striving toward the summit of fulfillment.
- John O'Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

3. It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist; the threat is rather to life itself.
- Rachel Carson, The Sea Around Us

2. threat

noun. ['ˈθrɛt'] declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another.

Synonyms

  • menace
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • þreat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. threat

noun. ['ˈθrɛt'] a warning that something unpleasant is imminent.

Antonyms

  • loser

Etymology

  • þreat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. threat

noun. ['ˈθrɛt'] a person who inspires fear or dread.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • scourge
  • soul
  • terror
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • þreat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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