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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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When, recently, a gas main broke in Brooklyn, sixty girls were at once called to the centrals in that part of the city to warn the ten thousand families who had been placed in danger.
When you had betrayed your friend God began not to strike, but to warn you.
Stay here, if you like, but I warn you 'twill be rather too warm presently.
His wife had some inkling of his plans; but she had such a fear of her husband--a fear founded upon brutal ill-treatment--that she dare not write to warn the man whom she knew to be in danger.
A hundred yards to my right was the gate from which the troops were evidently expected to issue, but to reach it I must pass the flank of the green warriors within easy sight of them, and, fearing that my plan to warn the Kaolians might thus be thwarted, I decided upon hastening toward the left, where another gate a mile away would give me ingress to the city.
Hit's comin', sir; hit's comin' but I'm not a-sayin' wen, an' I've said too damned much now, but ye was a good sort t'other day an' I thought it no more'n right to warn ye.
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.