Associations to the word «Menace»
MENACE, noun. A perceived threat or danger.
MENACE, noun. The act of threatening.
MENACE, noun. An annoying and bothersome person.
MENACE, verb. To make threats against (someone); to intimidate.
MENACE, verb. To threaten (an evil to be inflicted).
MENACE, verb. To endanger (someone or something); to imperil or jeopardize.
MENACE, noun. Something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan".
MENACE, noun. A threat or the act of threatening; "he spoke with desperate menace".
MENACE, verb. Pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops".
MENACE, verb. Express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture; "he menaced the bank manager with a stick".
MENACE, verb. Act in a threatening manner; "A menacing person".
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