Associations to the word «Warning»


WARNING, verb. Present participle of warn
WARNING, noun. The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.
WARNING, noun. Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.
WARNING, interjection. Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.
WARNING COLORATION, noun. (biology) A form of aposematism in which a prey organism has conspicuous colors which function in deterring predators from consuming it.
WARNING SHOT, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see A shot fired as a warning..
WARNING SHOT, noun. (figuratively) (by extension) An action intended to act as a warning.
WARNING SHOTS, noun. Plural of warning shot
WARNING TRACK, noun. (softball) (baseball) The dirt or other material on the edge of a baseball or softball field that warns a player that he or she is approaching the fence, especially the portion in the outfield.
WARNING TRACKS, noun. Plural of warning track

Dictionary definition

WARNING, noun. A message informing of danger; "a warning that still more bombs could explode".
WARNING, noun. Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness); "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches".
WARNING, noun. Notification of something, usually in advance; "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin".
WARNING, adjective. Serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence".

Wise words

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
William Shakespeare