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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
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However, the main species tested-juncos, warblers and finches-all showed an ability to focus their calls in the direction of the owl, so these calls could also function to warn off a predator.
HIGHCOURT judges in South Africa have reinstated a decision by the National Horseracing Authority (NHA) to warn off trainer Cyril Naidoo, who was found to have had "an unusually large quantity of prohibited drugs" at his stable four years ago, writes Paul Eacott.
However, his initial revulsion at the idea of his mum going out with his girlfriend's dad has warn off.
Mechanic Kevin Joyce, 27, was knifed in the heart the day after his sister Katy Gunn got him to warn off Keith Orchard, 29, via the phone.