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warn

verb admonish, advise, alert, apprise, caution, caution against danger, communicate to, counsel, deter, discourage, dissuade, exhort, expostulate, forebode, give warning, herald, inform, make aware, notice, notify, portend, predict, premonish, presage, put on one's guard, remind, remonstrate, reprimand, signal, sound the alarm, urge to take heed
Associated concepts: warning order, warning regarding product liability, warn of a danger, warn of known and obvious defects
See also: advise, alert, apprise, caution, counsel, deter, discourage, exhort, forewarn, herald, inform, notice, notify, portend, predict, presage, remind, remonstrate, reprimand
References in classic literature ?
Sir," interposed Blaisois, "I warn you that I can only swim in rivers.
She was ready to warn Sir Henry so far as she could without implicating her husband, and again and again she tried to do so.
I have summoned you to receive the grateful thanks of the people of Kaol, for had it not been for your heroic bravery in daring fate to warn us of the ambuscade we must surely have fallen into the well-laid trap.
If you do not warn the captain you are as much a party to whatever follows as though you had helped to plot and carry it out with your own head and hands.
Some ran to call in the workers from the fields and to warn the tenders of the flocks and herds.
You were kind to me to whom none is now kind, and I have come to warn you in payment of your kindness," answered the old hag.
Is Captain Granet in trouble because he has come here to warn me of something?
You took good care to warn me against every other man in the Solomons except yourself.
Whether in the forest, at the drinking-places, or in the open space before the caves, they were always quick to warn us.
At the same time, I think it right to warn you that his zeal in your service may possibly outrun his discretion.
Van Brandt of the sad event which was the cause of my sudden departure, and to warn her that there no longer existed the slightest necessity for insuring her life.
But I warn you now, and not so much for your own good as for mine, that I shall shoot you the moment you attempt a hostile act.