Associations to the word «Threat»


THREAT, noun. An expression of intent to injure or punish another.
THREAT, noun. An indication of imminent danger.
THREAT, noun. A person or object that is regarded as a danger; a menace.
THREAT, verb. (transitive) To press; urge; compel.
THREAT, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To threaten.
THREAT, verb. (intransitive) To use threats; act or speak menacingly; threaten.

Dictionary definition

THREAT, noun. Something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan".
THREAT, noun. A warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were under threat of arrest".
THREAT, noun. Declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit".
THREAT, noun. A person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood".

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