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1. warn

verb. ['ˈwɔrn'] notify of danger, potential harm, or risk.

Synonyms

  • monish
  • caution
  • admonish
  • alert
  • forewarn
  • threaten
  • discourage
  • previse
  • inform

Antonyms

  • unalert
  • dull
  • unwary
  • asleep

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Warn

  • stillborn
  • steinborn
  • forsworn
  • firstborn
  • wellborn
  • vanhorne
  • vanhorn
  • vandorn
  • unadorn
  • radborne
  • lamborn
  • unborn
  • reborn
  • o'diorne
  • lowborn
  • forlorn
  • amborn
  • allcorn
  • alcorn
  • sworn
  • sporn
  • scorn
  • bjorn
  • bjoern
  • adorn
  • aborn
  • zorn
  • worn
  • torn
  • thorne

Sentences with warn


1. Verb, base form
Wearing a heart rate monitor while exercising can warn you if your heart rate exceeds safe levels.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most cleaning products come with labels that warn of potential toxicities.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Some HP printers come with software that warn the user when an ink cartridge is almost out of ink.

Quotes about warn


1. Damn, Claire. Warn a guy before you do a face-plant on the floor next time. I could have looked all heroic and caught you or something -Shane
- Rachel Caine, Glass Houses

2. I often warn people: "Somewhere along the way, someone is going to tell you, 'There is no "I"in team.' What you should tell them is, 'Maybe not. But there is an "I"in independence, individuality and integrity.
- George Carlin

3. A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke.
- Søren Kierkegaard, Either/Or, Part I

2. warn

verb. ['ˈwɔrn'] admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior.

Synonyms

  • admonish
  • advise
  • counsel
  • rede
  • discourage

Antonyms

  • unaware
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • elate

Etymology

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

3. warn

verb. ['ˈwɔrn'] notify, usually in advance.

Antonyms

  • alarming

Etymology

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

4. warn

verb. ['ˈwɔrn'] ask to go away.

Synonyms

  • order
  • tell
  • say

Antonyms

  • unwariness
  • injudiciousness
  • inattentiveness
  • incaution

Etymology

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